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  2/29/2012, Adar 6, 5772

Weather Cancels Visit to Tomb of Joshua


Due to rain and possible snow, the Israel Defense Force has withdrawn its permission for worshipers to visit the Tomb of Joshua Son of Nun (Yehoshua Ben Nun). Joshua's Tomb is located in Kifl Hares, an all Arab community located near the Palestinian Authority assigned city of Shchem and the Israeli city of Ariel. The IDF issues permits to allow Jewish worshipers access into the PA controlled areas. The tombs the of Biblical leaders Caleb and Nun and also located in Kifl Hares.