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In the Yerushalmi Pesachim on daf Bet amud Bet, it talks about the "Kutim" and how whenever they keep a mitzvah, they are more exacting/cautious about it than the Jews. Who are these Kutim, why does it say this about them, and what happened to them over time?

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Kusim are generally assumed to be Samaritans today. – Tatpurusha Mar 27 '14 at 1:39

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