An estimated 6,000 Jews made an overnight visit to Joseph’s Tomb on Thursday, the anniversary of the Biblical character’s death.
Tragedy was narrowly averted as security forces accompanying over 1,000 Jewish worshipers to Joseph’s Tomb adjacent to Nablus (Shechem) late Tuesday night discovered an explosive device. The cellphone activated bomb was exploded safely by IDF sappers before the worshipers entered the compound. There were no injuries or significant damage caused by the controlled blast, and… Read more »
Twenty-three Jewish men, including some minors, were arrested early Sunday morning by Israeli security forces while attempting to arrive at Joseph’s Tomb near Shechem (Nablus). Four men succeeded in arriving at the site, where they were arrested by Palestinian security forces. The four claimed they were beaten by the Palestinian police.