Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon expressed on Friday afternoon his condolences over the death of the High Priest of the Samaritan community, Aharon Ben Av Hisda.
"I was sorry to hear of the passing of the High Priest Ben Av Hisda," said Danon, adding, "The Samaritan community is an integral part of Israel. I strengthen our Samaritan brothers and express my condolences."
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