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Samaritans children look on as the preparations take place to... News PhotoCeremony,Child,City,Cultures,Horizontal,Mount Gerizim,Nablus,Northern West Bank,Passover,Preparation,Religion,Sacrifice,Sheep,West BankPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPSamaritans children look on as the preparations take place to slaughter sheep during the traditional Passover sacrifice ceremony at Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on April 23, 2013. The Israeli Samaritan community which numbers about 720 people practice a religion that is based on four principles of faith, one God - the God of Israel; one Prophet - Moses Ben Amram; the belief in the Torah - the first five books of the Bible and one holy place - Mount Gerizim, close to Tel Aviv in Israel. AFP PHOTO/JAAFAR ASHTIYEH (Photo credit should read JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)