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  5/6/2013, Iyar 26, 5773

Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

About 3,000 Jews prayed, Sunday evening, at the Tomb of Joseph in the Palestinian Authority-assigned Samarian (Shomron) city of Shechem.

The occasion was the 41st evening of the counting of the Omer period between Passover and Shavu'ot. The Kabbalistic/mystic measures of the 41st day are Foundation within (upon) Foundation (Yesod Shebeyesod in Hebrew) which are associated with Joseph.