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  Tevet 1, 5772 , 27/12/11

1,200 Mark Hanukkah, Rosh Hodesh at Joseph's Tomb

About 1,200 Israelis went to the Tomb of Joseph in the Palestinian Authority-assigned city of Shechem, Monday evening, to observe Hanukkah and the beginning of the Jewish month of Tevet, in a visit coordinated with the Israel Defense Forces. During the visit, an Arab who threw rocks at Israeli soldiers was arrested. An Israeli was detained after he refused to leave when the visit concluded.

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