3 Israelis rescued from Shechem

Israelis who snuck into PA-controlled city to pray at Joseph's Tomb barely make it out with their lives after locals steal, torch their car.David Rosenberg, 11/21/2017, 8:32 AM

Refusing to submit to UNESCO

The US and Israel have to continue to deal drastically with outright anti-Semitism and bald lies. Rachel's Tomb and Hevron, Jerusalem and the Western Wall are not Jewish enough for UNESCO. Giulio Meotti, 10/13/2017, 1:17 PM

IDF works to preserve history

IDF forces stationed at holy sites and tombs of biblical figures protect worshipers and ancient sites during High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2017, 12:05 PM

1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

Arabs throw rocks at Jews visiting Joseph's Tomb; 40,000 Jews visit Hevron in two days.Ido Ben Porat, 10/11/2017, 10:18 AM

'Ehud Barak is dancing on my brother's blood'

Madhi Yusuf blasts Ehud Barak 17 years after the then-prime minister let his brother Madhat bleed to death at Joseph's Tomb.Tzvi Lev, 10/2/2017, 8:15 PM

Hundreds of Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

Worshipers pray Monday night at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem. Entry secured by Paratroopers' Patrol Battalion.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2017, 8:16 PM

1,000 Jews visit Joseph's Tomb in Shechem overnight

Some 1,000 Jewish visitors pray at Joseph's Tomb in PA-controlled city under heavy IDF escort. Nine terrorists nabbed in Judea and Samaria.Ido Ben Porat, 8/7/2017, 8:07 AM

2,000 worshipers, 35 buses, and one IDF

For the first time since Ramadan began, Jews are allowed to pray at Joseph's Tomb.Ido Ben Porat, 6/30/2017, 2:22 PM

Thousands memorialize Joseph on the day of his passing

Thousands flocked last night to the tomb of Joseph in Shechem. 'We look forward to the day we can visit the holy sites in broad daylight.'Ido ben Porat, 6/29/2017, 9:59 AM

Watch: Huckabee prays at Joseph's Tomb

Former Arkansas governor joins group of 5,000 worshipers at Joseph's Tomb, says Jews shouldn't be forced to pray in the dead of night.Eliran Aharon, 5/22/2017, 4:34 AM

Watch: Special entry to Joseph's Tomb

Renovations underway at Joseph's Tomb 'as befits this place,' and preparations for big event honoring Joseph that will see thousands.Orli Harari, 5/11/2017, 8:45 AM

Only six years in prison for murder of Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Attorney Chaim Bleicher: 'Double blow to family; one by terrorist, and then another by the court.'Mordechai Sones, 4/18/2017, 5:36 PM

Six years later, family remembers terror victim at Joseph's Tomb

Terror victim's son recites Kaddish, finishes Talmudic tractate in father's memory - at Joseph's Tomb.Ido Ben Porat, 4/16/2017, 9:01 AM

'Jewish freedom in the Land of Israel'

After trips to tomb repeatedly blocked, hundreds visit burial site of biblical figure inside Palestinian Authority-controlled city.Ido Ben Porat, 4/4/2017, 11:12 AM

American court won't allow terror suit against PA

Federal appeals court rules that families of victims of Joseph's Tomb attack won't be allowed to sue PA for damages.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 3/24/2017, 11:06 PM

1,200 Jewish pilgrims pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

As the pilgrims entered the biblical site, security forces nabbed Arab residents of Shechem in whose possession bombs, knife were found.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 7:38 AM

IDF deploys for prayers at Joseph's Tomb

Shomron Brigade Tracking Officer described IDF preparations for secure entries to Joseph's Tomb. Hundreds worshiped there Tuesday night.Uzi Baruch, 1/18/2017, 9:40 PM

Night operation at Joseph’s Tomb

Yossi Dagan: “We must protect and nurture our holy places against the barbarity of the Palestinian Authority.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2016, 2:11 PM

Massive Selichot service - in Shechem

1,200 people attend Selichot services at Joseph's Tomb on the anniversary of the day the government abandoned the holy site.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016, 11:01 AM

Stones and firebombs at Joseph's tomb

Hundreds of worshippers visiting Joseph's tomb greeted by firebomb-throwing Arabs.Uzi Baruch, 9/22/2016, 7:56 AM

Soldier wounded by gunfire near Joseph's Tomb

Soldier in moderate condition after being shot while escorting worshippers to Joseph's Tomb in Shechem.Kobi Finkler, 9/1/2016, 7:47 AM

Why is it forbidden to enter the tomb of Yehoshua ben Nun?

13 hassidim - mostly teens - who were arrested while praying at the tomb of Yehoshua Ben Nun, have been distanced from Judea-Samaria.Rachel Kaplan, 8/28/2016, 11:34 AM

'Their arrest is unnecessary, and political'

Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir claims police have 'political agenda' to infringe upon rights of religious Jews after 32 arrested at Joseph's Tomb.Rachel Kaplan, 8/23/2016, 6:02 PM

Unescorted Jews attacked by Arabs at Joseph's Tomb

An IDF force was rushed to Joseph's Tomb after an Israeli bus that entered the area without a permit was violently attacked by Arabs.Uzi Baruch, 8/23/2016, 8:22 AM

Riots at Joseph's tomb threaten hundreds

Last night, 24 busloads of Jews made the pilgrimage to Joseph's tomb - only to be met by Palestinian riots.Tal Polon, 8/2/2016, 8:51 AM

Jewish singer Yaakov Shwekey prays and dances at Joseph's tomb

Internationally renowned singer Yaakov Shwekey visits Joseph's tomb in Shechem together with Samaria Brigade Commander.Ido Ben Porat, 7/12/2016, 6:50 PM

Hundreds of Jews defy Arab violence, pray at Joseph's Tomb

IDF forces disperse Muslim rioters, facilitate Passover prayers for Jewish worshipers in Shechem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2016, 12:03 PM

Jews defy Arab rioters, make mass pilgrimage to Joseph's Tomb

Muslim rioters hurl rocks and firebombs - but could stop 20 busloads of Jewish worshipers from visiting holy site in Shechem.Shlomo Piotrokovski, 4/7/2016, 10:25 AM

Watch: Hanukkah candles at Joseph's Tomb

Over 2,000 people gather overnight Sunday/Monday to bring the light of Hanukkah to the holy site.Yoni Kempinski, 12/14/2015, 10:00 AM

'A great revival of Israel': Joseph's Tomb restored

Two weeks after Arab rioters burned it down, tomb of Biblical figure restored in overnight operation in Samaria fixing the PA's 'barbarity.'Yoni Kempinski, 11/3/2015, 8:05 AM

'The PA Acts Just Like ISIS'

Official delegation led by Sephardic Chief Rabbi assesses damage to Joseph's Tomb, finds 'the PA was involved.'Yoni Kempinski, 10/19/2015, 7:53 AM

Jews Beaten at Joseph's Tomb Placed under House Arrest

The five Hassidic Jews – including three minors – entered Joseph's Tomb Saturday to protest the site's arson.Ido Ben Porat, 10/18/2015, 5:49 PM

'Remove Uniformed Terrorists from Joseph's Tomb'

Samaria Regional Council head opposes uncoordinated visits to Joseph's Tomb but says holy site must return to IDF's control.Ido Ben Porat, 10/18/2015, 11:19 AM

Watch: PA Police Prevent Jews from Reaching Joseph's Tomb

Group of Jews driven back from holy site by PA security forces, shortly before five were reportedly beaten.Yoni Kempinski, 10/18/2015, 10:26 AM

Report: PA Police Beat Jewish Worshipers at Joseph's Tomb

IDF arrested the Israelis for 'entering a closed military site', have allegedly denied detainees medical treatment.Uzi Baruch, 10/18/2015, 8:17 AM

UN-Believable: Ban Ki-Moon Actually Condemns Joseph’s Tomb Arson

Danon's influence? UN Secretary General condemns 'reprehensible arson attack' by Palestinian 'protesters.'Mark Langfan, A7 UN Reporter, 10/18/2015, 7:47 AM

PA Defended Joseph's Tomb? 'A Sad Media Ploy'

Samaria leader tells Arutz Sheva why IDF hasn't returned holy site occupied by Arabs in 2000, and what PA's role in last night's arson is.Ari Yashar, 10/16/2015, 11:01 AM

Minister Demands: Return Israeli Control to Joseph's Tomb

In response to Arab arson attack on holy site, Minister Ariel calls for Oslo implementation; Liberman says 'PA no different than ISIS.'Ari Yashar, 10/16/2015, 10:16 AM

Palestinian Arabs Set Fire to Joseph's Tomb

IDF troops disperse 150 Palestinian Arabs who try to set fire to the Joseph’s Tomb compound in Shechem. No injuries.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2015, 4:09 AM

Terrorists Wound Soldier as Thousands Visit Joseph's Tomb

Over 60 Arabs riot, throw rocks and moderately wound soldier who stood guard over 2,000 Jews visit Biblical grave during Days of Awe.Ari Yashar, 9/21/2015, 7:47 AM

Arson 'Revenge': Arab Terrorists Try to Burn Joseph's Tomb

After lethal arson by suspected Jewish extremists, Arab terrorists attack IDF and try to burn Joseph's Tomb in 'real response.'Ari Yashar, 8/1/2015, 10:56 PM

Report: 2 Terrorists Shot While Attacking Jews at Joseph's Tomb

Incident reportedly took place during monthly night-time visit of Jews to tomb of Biblical figure.Ari Yashar, 6/18/2015, 9:23 PM

Watch: Lost Tribe's 2,700 Year 'Family Reunion' at Joseph's Tomb

100 recent olim from the Bnei Menashe tribe erupt into song as they visit their forefather Joseph's Tomb after 2,700 years apart.Ari Soffer, 6/2/2015, 9:46 PM

Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

Almost 4,000 people flock to the Tomb in the largest coordinated visit this year.Ido Ben-Porat, 5/15/2015, 11:28 AM

1,500 Jews Find Vandalism at Joseph's Tomb for Hanukkah

IDF and Jewish worshipers light Hanukkah candles at severely vandalized holy site, bringing light to darkness for the holiday.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 12/22/2014, 8:23 AM

A Place of Rest

The purchase in Hevron taught two lessons. Moshe Kempinski, 11/12/2014, 10:08 PM

IDF Quells Arab Riots at Joseph's Tomb

Palestinian Arab news source says several Arabs were injured in clashes with IDF in Shechem.Gil Ronen, 10/13/2014, 1:04 PM

Politics or Security? Anger over Cancelled Trip to Joseph's Tomb

Ministry of Education retracts permission for school trip to Joseph's Tomb at the eleventh hour - leaving parents and leaders livid.Ido Ben-Porat and Tova Dvorin, 10/1/2014, 3:53 PM

Watch: Arab Rioters Firebomb Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

Palestinian Authority security forces reportedly deploy after attack to prevent further violence; riots part of countrywide unrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2014, 11:55 AM

Israel's Ghetto Mentality

It is ghetto-like thinking that leads Israel’s government ministers to seriously advocate uprooting Jewish towns and villages in the Jews’ ancestral homeland in order to curry favor with Arab potentates and US coteries. Giulio Meotti, 12/20/2013, 12:00 AM

2,500 Worshippers at Joseph's Tomb

Jews from across the spectrum visit the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem; more than 100,000 have visited the site in the last 5 years.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2013, 9:05 AM

Joseph Tomb Attacks Spark Renewed Calls for Israeli Sovereignty

Worshipers who witnessed desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, and came under attack, push for Israel to take full control at the holy site.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 1:12 PM

2,500 Jews Gather to Pray at Joseph's Tomb Overnight

In a show of strength and unity, Jews from across the hareidi and religious-Zionist sectors unite to pray at one of Judaism's holiest sites.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/21/2013, 3:44 PM

Visit to Joseph's Tomb in Shechem Interrupted by Stone Throwing

Arab men threw stones and bottles at IDF and Israelis visiting Joseph's tomb from midnight until early this morning.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/15/2013, 7:49 PM

IDF: Joseph's Tomb a Danger Zone

Senior officer warns against visits that are not coordinated with the military, after stabbing is foiled.Gil Ronen, 5/12/2013, 7:17 PM

Video Highlights 'Orthodox Jewish All-Stars'

A new video released by “Jew in the City” attempts to dispel the many pre-conceived ideas regarding Orthodox Jews. Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/10/2012, 7:13 AM

Photos: Leading Torah Sage, IDF Chief Rabbi, Pray at Kever Yosef

The IDF Chief Rabbi and Torah sages led 2,000 people in nighttime prayers at Joseph’s Tomb (Kever Yosef) In Shechem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/14/2012, 10:17 AM