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Hundreds of Jews visit graves of first priests

IDF accompanies 400 Jews on rare visit to graves of Elazar and Itamar, the sons of Aaron the High Priest.

Hundreds of Jews visit graves of first priests

Hundreds of worshipers visit graves of Aaron's sons in Samaria

Guarded by the IDF, hundreds visit graves of Elazar and Itamar, sons of the first High Priest Aaron, in hostile Arab village of Awarta.

Hundreds of worshipers visit graves of Aaron's sons in Samaria

100 visitors at gravesite of Elazar, Son of Aharon

Forces secure entry to burial site of the Priest Elazar, as 11 wanted terrorists arrested across Judea and Samaria.

100 visitors at gravesite of Elazar, Son of Aharon

Watch: Hundreds pray at graves of Aaron's sons in Awarta

Jews of all stripes enter village from which Fogel family murderers came, to pray at burial site of priests Elazar and Itamar.

Watch: Hundreds pray at graves of Aaron's sons in Awartaplayer

Israeli tourists return to Aharon the High Priest son's grave

Tourist group to visit grave of Biblical figures for first time in years, in home village of terrorists who murdered Fogel family.

Israeli tourists return to Aharon the High Priest son's grave

Hundreds enter Arab village to pray at tombs

400 Jews enter Awarta overnight to visit tombs of Itamar and Elazar.

Hundreds enter Arab village to pray at tombs of Itamar, Elazar

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Jews in Samaria suffer blackout. The problem: power line is routed through a hostile Arab town.

Vandalism Plunges Samaria Jews into Darkness

Hundreds at Memorial for High Priest Aharon

Hundreds of people visited the tomb of Elazar Hacohen in the Arab town of Awarta, in memory of his father, the biblical Aharon.

Hundreds at Memorial for High Priest Aharon

Fogel Murderer: It was an Adventure

Haaretz to publish murderers' interrogation transcript: "Let's do something we will tell our children about."

Fogel Murderer: It was an Adventure

'Fogels' Killers Shouldn’t Have been Taken Alive'

The decision to destroy murderers’ homes is too little too late – killers should have been dead on arrival, says former IDF rabbi.

Rabbi: Fogels' Killers Shouldn’t Have been Taken Alive

Israel Decides to Destroy Homes of Fogel Murderers

The defense establishment has decided to demolish the homes of the two terrorists who murdered five members of the Fogel family in Itamar.

Israel Decides to Demolish Homes of Fogel Murderers

Arabs from Killers' Village to Plow in Itamar

Itamar residents outraged after finding out that Arabs from nearby Awarta will be allowed to plow land within town limits.

Arabs from Killers' Village to Plow in Itamar

IDF Enters Awarta to Clean Holy Site

IDF forces were ordered into the notoriously radical village of Awarta to remove graffiti from Elazar the High Priest's tomb.

IDF Enters Awarta to Clean Holy Site

Video on Arabs in Itamar

Itamar residents expressed outrage after Arabs were allowed into the still bleeding community to harvest olives. "It's total insensitivity."

Video: Residents React to Arab Harvesters in Itamar player

Itamar Protests Arab Harvest in Security Zone

Tamar Fogel joined Itamar residents protesting allowing Arabs from murderous Awarta into town security zone to harvest olives.

Arabs Harvesting in Itamar: We Will Turn You Into Fogels