A member of the Samaritan sect raises a Torah scroll during the traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Passover near Nablus

 
A member of the Samaritan sect raises a Torah scroll during the traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Passover near Nablus
A member of the Samaritan sect raises a Torah scroll during the traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Passover atop Mount Gerizim near the West Bank city of Nablus early morning May 11, 2012. The Samaritans, who trace their roots to the biblical Kingdom of Israel in what is now the northern occupied West Bank, observe religious practices similar to those of Judaism. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (WEST BANK - Tags: RELIGION)