Yacop Cohen

Yacop Cohen is the founder of the Samaritan Legend Association that facilitates workshops and lectures around the world to teach about the Samaritan community and use it as an example of coexistence and peace. Cohen is the speaker on behalf of his father, the high priest of the Samaritan community and is considered a representative of the community outside the country. He founded the Samaritan Youth Club and was featured in Forbes Magazine as the manager of Har Bracha Tahini.


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