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

MKs Feel 'Pride and Shame' at Daytime Visit to Tomb of Joseph

MK Ben Ari: "Shame for allowing terrorists to provide security to MKs, and pride that the Nation of Israel does not abandon its history." Gil Ronen, 6/14/2011, 2:31 PM

Video: Twelve MKs in Daytime Visit at Tomb of Joseph

Initial reports say Knesset Members conducted first daytime visit of holy site since 2000 under heavy security with PA cooperation.Gil Ronen and Yoni Kempinski, 6/14/2011, 11:45 AM

Video: IDF Escorts Massive Prayer Rally at Joseph’s Tomb

The army escorted more than 1,500 Jews – secular and religious – to Joseph’s Tomb (Kever Yosef) Sunday night. Fifty remained against IDF orders.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/30/2011, 10:29 AM

MK Ariel: Cancelling Shechem Visit was ‘Scandalous’

NU’s Uri Ariel: “Once again, Ehud Barak surrenders to threats and folds before fear mongering.”Gil Ronen, 5/24/2011, 2:17 PM

Arab Threats Block MKs' Shechem Visit

Intimidated by Arab threats of violence, IDF cancels planned daytime visit by Knesset members to Joseph’s Tomb.Gil Ronen, 5/24/2011, 8:30 AM

MKs to Visit Joseph's Tomb As Arabs Call for Confrontation

IDF allows MKs - but not media - to visit Joseph’s Tomb. Meanwhile, PA Arabs are calling to confront the MKs if the visit takes place.Elad Benari, 5/24/2011, 4:15 AM

Terrorist Was One of PA Killers at Joseph’s Tomb

A "former" terrorist was one of the Palestinian Authority troops who shot at 19 Jews at Kever Yosef last month, killing Ben Yosef Livnat, IDF says.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/11/2011, 10:05 AM

Exposé: ‘Sleeping Soldiers’ Shot at Joseph’s Tomb Worshippers

PA soldiers were sleeping at Joseph’s Tomb while Jews were praying, and then woke up and started shooting wildly, killing Ben Yosef LivnatTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/8/2011, 12:45 PM

Livnat Family in Sad Visit to Joseph's Tomb

Ben Yosef Livnat's parents, siblings were among the hundreds who entered the Tomb of Joseph last night.Gil Ronen, 5/3/2011, 11:49 AM

Confrontations at Tomb of Joseph

Border Police evict activists who came with permission but holed up in the compound, demanding Israel retake the Tomb.Gil Ronen, 5/3/2011, 9:44 AM

IDF Stops 30 Jews from Entering Joseph's Tomb

In the wake of the PA police murder of Ben Yosef Livnat, another group of Jews attempted to enter the site – and was stopped by the IDF.Hillel Fendel, 4/28/2011, 12:15 PM

IDF: Visits to Joseph's Tomb On the Rise

The military releases its official take on Joseph's Tomb after the murder Sunday.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2011, 6:14 PM

PA Arabs Set Fire to Joseph’s Tomb – Again

Dozens of Palestinian Authority Arabs rioted at Joseph’s Tomb (Kever Yosef) late Tuesday night and set it on fire. The IDF did not intervene. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/27/2011, 10:15 AM

Uzi Dayan: Give Jews Free Access to Joseph's Tomb

Maj.-Gen. (res.) Uzi Dayan believes that the Palestinian Authority policemen who opened fire on Jewish worshipers should face Israeli justice.Aryeh Ben Hayim, 4/26/2011, 3:43 PM

Joseph's Tomb Terror Victim Out of Danger

The “mortally wounded” Jew who was shot at Joseph’s Tomb - no longer in mortal danger. Ben Yosef Livnat's family began sitting shiva Monday night.Hillel Fendel, 4/26/2011, 10:11 AM

Netanyahu Demands 'Severe Steps' Against Livnat Murderer

After remaining silent on Sunday, PM Netanyahu demands PA officials take 'severe steps' against the murderer of Ben Yosef Livnat.Gabe Kahn., 4/25/2011, 10:11 PM

Rachel is Crying Still

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Take back Kever Yosef, TODAY!

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Prayer at Joseph's Tomb: 2,000 Attend

Two bereaved families join rabbis, soldiers, religious and secular Jews for Rosh Hodesh prayer.Gil Ronen, 4/5/2011, 10:07 AM