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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

Video: Rebbe of Spinka Visits Joseph's Tomb, Shomron

The Rebbe of Spinka, Rabbi Naftali Tzvi Weisz, heading the largest Hassidic dynasty of that name, visited the Tomb of the Biblical Joseph. Hana Levi Julian, 10/4/2012, 10:26 AM

Admor of Vizhnitz in Historic Shomron Tour

Rav Israel Hager accompanied by hundreds of followers on first visit by Vizhnitz dynasty head in 45 years.Gil Ronen, 8/28/2012, 11:25 AM

Mass Visit to Joseph’s Tomb

More than 2,000 Jews from across the religious spectrum visit Joseph’s Tomb for nighttime prayers.Maayana Miskin, 7/18/2012, 9:43 AM

Russian Chief Rabbi, Top Officials Visit Joseph's Tomb

In the late hours of Saturday night, the Chief Rabbi and other high-ranking officials from Russia visited Joseph's Tomb in Samaria.Chana Ya'ar, 7/1/2012, 11:18 AM

Palestinian Authority ‘Protector’ of Jewish Holy Sites?

The Palestinian Authority has promised to keep Joseph’s Tomb open for Jews but reported last week Jews “broke in” to the holy site. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/19/2012, 10:16 AM

Four US Jews Arrested at Joseph's Tomb

Four Jewish pilgrims from the US who sought access to Joseph's Tomb were arrested at gunpoint by PA police in Shechem.Gabe Kahn., 1/27/2012, 10:01 AM

'Joseph the Righteous' Unites Jews at Shechem

A crowd of 2,000 people, from all stripes of Israeli society, prayed at Joseph’s Tomb on the eve of the new month of Shevat. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2012, 12:33 PM

12 Years after the Murder - Jewish Hikers Return to Mount Eval

For the first time in more than 11 years, hikers returned to Mount Eval for an historic walking tour of the area.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 1/17/2012, 7:53 PM

PA Police Officers Lightly Wound Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Palestinian Authority police officers shot and lightly wounded a Breslov Hassid in Joseph's Tomb overnight Monday.Elad Benari, 12/14/2011, 1:13 AM

Thousands of Jews Pray at Yosef’s Tomb

More than 3,000 Jews prayed at Kever Yosef (Joseph’s Tomb) Tuesday night with Holocaust survivor Rabbi Menachem Mendel Taub. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/18/2011, 12:59 PM

Gush Shalom Denounces Desecration of Joseph's Tomb

Radical left-wing Gush Shalom denounces the desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, but also reminds that the area is a part of ‘Palestine.’Elad Benari, 10/10/2011, 12:14 AM

Video: Jews Pray at the Tomb of Joseph

More than 2,000 Jews entered Kever Yosef for Selichot prayers. "May we return to Kever Yosef and increase our control here."Elad Benari & Hillel Maeir, 10/7/2011, 5:40 AM

Rabbis: will Peres Visit Defiled Synagogue, Too?

Binyamin Rabbis' Council expects nations' leaders to be as shocked about defilement of Jewish sites as they are about a mosque.Gil Ronen, 10/6/2011, 7:04 PM

Rav Berland Tells General: Allow More Visits to Joseph's Tomb

Central Command Head Maj. Gen. Mizrachi asks Breslover rabbi to stop unauthorized forays into Joseph's Tomb.Gil Ronen, 7/31/2011, 9:30 PM

Video: Over 1500 Pray at Joseph’s Tomb Wednesday Night

Rabbi Chaim Druckman and the Rabbi of Mishkoltz among the more than 1500 Jews on 26 buses at Joseph’s tomb Wednesday night. David ben Yacov, 7/28/2011, 12:15 PM

Brig.-Gen. Alon Visits Rabbi Elyashiv

Brigadier-General Nitzan Alon met with Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv. They discussed the Jewish visits to Joseph’s Tomb.Elad Benari, 7/20/2011, 7:58 AM

IDF Admits Mistakes in Joseph’s Tomb Incident

IDF probe into May 30 incident at Joseph's Tomb determines: IDF's deployment was a mistake, police officers arrived late.Elad Benari, 7/8/2011, 9:16 AM

IDF Refused Entry of MKs and Leading Rabbis to Kever Yosef

The IDF barred Knesset Members and yeshiva rabbis from entering Kever Yosef in Shechem on the anniversary of the death of the Biblical Yosef.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/4/2011, 9:09 AM

Tensions High as IDF Limits Entry into Joseph's Tomb

Minister Yishai and local leader Mesika cancel participation at Tomb event after IDF limits the number of participants. Police fan out. Gil Ronen, 7/3/2011, 7:16 PM

PA Criticized for Honoring Oslo Accords

The PA was criticized for coordinating Jewish visits to Joseph's Tomb after the recent visit of twelve Jewish MKs to the site.Gabe Kahn., 6/17/2011, 1:14 PM