Joseph's Tomb

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Small group allowed to visit Joseph's Tomb

Small group allowed to visit Joseph's Tomb

Samaria governor Yossi Dagan leads limited group for upkeep of the site.Shlomo Witty, 03/02/2021 09:58
2 Breslov hasidim captured sneaking into Joseph's Tomb

2 Breslov hasidim captured sneaking into Joseph's Tomb

The hasidim were transferred to the PA security forces, who handed them to the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 13:53
Everything that happened to Joseph happened to Zion

Everything that happened to Joseph happened to Zion

Young Relgious Zionist scholars write on the Land of Israel: 'Why does the midrash compare Joseph's life to the events that occur to Zion?'Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 20/12/2020 07:00
150 Israelis pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

150 Israelis pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

Worshipers enter tomb complex under IDF security. Arab rioters throw stones at forces, who respond by firing tear gas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2020 08:23
Monthly visit to Joseph's Tomb cancelled over Coronavirus

Monthly visit to Joseph's Tomb cancelled over Coronavirus

Samaria Regional Council chairman: Connecting with our holy sites is important, but health guidelines must be followed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2020 17:00
Jews should demand compensation for centuries of abuse under Islam

Jews should demand compensation for centuries of abuse under Islam

Until the late 1800s entire ancient Jewish communities had to flee Palestine to escape the brutality of Muslim authorities. The real colonialists were the Arabs. Ezequiel Doiny, 16/02/2020 07:40
Bomb found during secured entry into Joseph's Tomb

Bomb found during secured entry into Joseph's Tomb

IDF secures entry of over 1,000 Jews into Joseph's Tomb in Shechem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2019 08:15
Report: IDF soldiers attacked near Joseph's Tomb

Report: IDF soldiers attacked near Joseph's Tomb

Palestinian Arab sources report violent clashes as IDF soldiers secure visit by Jewish worshipers to Joseph's Tomb.Dalit Halevi, 17/10/2019 01:02
Arabs riot as Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

Arabs riot as Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

Security forces find four homemade explosives at Joseph's Tomb. No one was injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2019 08:10
More than 1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

More than 1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

1,250 worshipers arrive at the Tomb of Joseph for a Selichot prayer service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2019 03:58
Education Ministry to permit student tours of Joseph's Tomb

Education Ministry to permit student tours of Joseph's Tomb

Ministry of Education adopts IDF ordinance allowing civilian entry into Joseph's Tomb, and will fund student tours there.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2019 04:03
Bomb defused, Arabs riot as Jews visit Joseph's Tomb

Bomb defused, Arabs riot as Jews visit Joseph's Tomb

1,200 Israelis visit Tomb of Joseph in Shechem overnight. IDF forces securing the pilgrimage discover bomb, are attacked by rioters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2019 09:06
Two terrorists eliminated near Joseph's Tomb

Two terrorists eliminated near Joseph's Tomb

Terrorists threw explosives at IDF soldiers securing worshipers at Joseph's Tomb. The forces returned fire, eliminating two terrorists.Elad Benari, 20/03/2019 06:25
PA warns of 'invasion by West Bank Council head'

PA warns of 'invasion by West Bank Council head'

Palestinian Authority refers to Yossi Dagan as 'head of West Bank Settlers Council', calling Sixth Shechem Conference 'invasion'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2019 13:13
Grenades found in Joseph's Tomb as 1000 Jewish worshippers visit

Grenades found in Joseph's Tomb as 1000 Jewish worshippers visit

Terrorists near Joseph's Tomb open fire on IDF soldiers, hurl firebombs and place grenades in tomb complex.Uzi Baruch, 07/11/2018 07:41
A visit to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem

A visit to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem

Parashat B’reishith and the recreation of the world: G-d gave the Land of Israel to the Jewish People.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 03/10/2018 22:10
New coin commemorates 18th Joseph's Tomb abandonment anniversary

New coin commemorates 18th Joseph's Tomb abandonment anniversary

'Abandonment of Shechem is symbolic - they abandoned place out of fear of responsibility. The coin will reach many people and inspire them.'Mordechai Sones, 17/09/2018 22:52
Thousands visit Joseph's Tomb

Thousands visit Joseph's Tomb

Thousands of Jews visit Joseph's Tomb to mark the anniversary of the holy site's abandonment in 2000, and the murder of a Druze soldier.Uzi Baruch, 17/09/2018 09:39
Violent disturbances at Joseph's Tomb

Violent disturbances at Joseph's Tomb

IDF force securing Jewish worshipers at Joseph's Tomb opens fire at a Palestinian Arab vehicle that accelerated towards it.Elad Benari, 28/08/2018 02:06
Hundreds pray at Joseph's Tomb

Hundreds pray at Joseph's Tomb

IDF forces secure visit of around 900 visitors to Joseph's Tomb in Shechem.Ido Ben Porat, 02/08/2018 09:20
6000 Jews visit Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

6000 Jews visit Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

Massive convoy of visitors, escorted by IDF, enters PA-controlled city of Shechem for pilgrimage to Joseph's Tomb.Orli Harari, 11/05/2018 08:33
Secret night renovation at Joseph's Tomb

Secret night renovation at Joseph's Tomb

Shomron Regional Council renovates Joseph's Tomb in Shechem under cover of night. 'Privilege to preserve historic places of Jewish people.'Mordechai Sones, 03/05/2018 12:26
About 1,000 worship at Joseph's Tomb

About 1,000 worship at Joseph's Tomb

Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem this evening under heavy security.Mordechai Sones, 05/04/2018 11:36
Likud minister visits Joseph's Tomb

Likud minister visits Joseph's Tomb

Social Equality Minister Gamliel visits Joseph's Tomb, says the site 'gives all of us great strength.'Ido Ben Porat, 28/02/2018 09:56
Miracle at Joseph's Tomb

Miracle at Joseph's Tomb

1,000 Jews visit Joseph's Tomb in Shechem, where IDF forces find mobile-operated explosive device.Ido Ben Porat, 16/01/2018 08:07
Violent riots during Hanukkah prayers at Joseph's Tomb

Violent riots during Hanukkah prayers at Joseph's Tomb

IDF secures entry of 500 visitors to Joseph's Tomb, as violent Arab riots take place nearby.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2017 15:37
Woman accused of attacking soldiers arrested

Woman accused of attacking soldiers arrested

Security forces also arrest 17 terrorists, allow 500 Jews to pray at Joseph's Tomb.Ido Ben Porat, 20/12/2017 08:07
Arabs riot near Joseph's Tomb

Arabs riot near Joseph's Tomb

Arabs call for the destruction of Joseph's Tomb, Samaria Regional Council Head Dagan demands IDF protect the site.Uzi Baruch, 16/12/2017 21:50
Joseph's Tomb vandalized

Joseph's Tomb vandalized

IDF soldiers entering Joseph's Tomb in Shechem discover local Arabs broke windows, light fixtures, and more.Ido Ben Porat, 07/12/2017 11:17
IDF training culminates with Joseph's Tomb prayer: 'I trembled'

IDF training culminates with Joseph's Tomb prayer: 'I trembled'

Reservists from Samaria conclude training with prayer at Joseph's Tomb. 'We sang Hatikvah anthem at military ceremony in heart of Shechem.'Mordechai Sones, 06/12/2017 11:42
3 Israelis rescued from Shechem

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, 21/11/2017 08:32
Refusing to submit to UNESCO

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, 13/10/2017 13:17
IDF works to preserve history

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, 13/10/2017 12:05
1,000 pray at Joseph's Tomb

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, 11/10/2017 10:18
'Ehud Barak is dancing on my brother's blood'

'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, 02/10/2017 20:15
Hundreds of Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

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, 29/08/2017 20:16
1,000 Jews visit Joseph's Tomb in Shechem overnight

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, 07/08/2017 08:07
2,000 worshipers, 35 buses, and one IDF

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, 30/06/2017 14:22
Thousands memorialize Joseph on the day of his passing

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, 29/06/2017 09:59
Watch: Huckabee prays at Joseph's Tomb

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, 22/05/2017 04:34
Watch: Special entry to Joseph's Tomb

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, 11/05/2017 08:45
Only six years in prison for murder of Jew at Joseph's Tomb

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, 18/04/2017 17:36
Six years later, family remembers terror victim at Joseph's Tomb

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, 16/04/2017 09:01
'Jewish freedom in the Land of Israel'

'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, 04/04/2017 11:12
American court won't allow terror suit against PA

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, 24/03/2017 23:06
1,200 Jewish pilgrims pray at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem

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, 23/02/2017 07:38
IDF deploys for prayers at Joseph's Tomb

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, 18/01/2017 21:40
Night operation at Joseph’s Tomb

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, 08/11/2016 14:11
Massive Selichot service - in Shechem

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
Stones and Molotov cocktails at Joseph's tomb

Stones and Molotov cocktails at Joseph's tomb

Hundreds of worshippers visiting Joseph's tomb greeted by firebomb-throwing Arabs.Uzi Baruch, 22/09/2016 07:56
Soldier wounded by gunfire near Joseph's Tomb

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, 01/09/2016 07:47
13 Breslav hassidim distanced from Judea-Samaria

13 Breslav hassidim distanced from Judea-Samaria

13 hassidim - mostly teens - who were arrested while praying at the tomb of Yehoshua Ben Nun, have been distanced from Judea-Samaria.Rachel Kaplan, 28/08/2016 11:34
'Their arrest is unnecessary, and political'

'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, 23/08/2016 18:02
Unescorted Jews attacked by Arabs in Shechem

Unescorted Jews attacked by Arabs in Shechem

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, 23/08/2016 08:22
Hundreds make pilgrimage to Joseph's tomb

Hundreds make pilgrimage to Joseph's tomb

Last night, 24 busloads of Jews made the pilgrimage to Joseph's tomb - only to be met by Palestinian riots.Tal Polon, 02/08/2016 08:51
Jewish singer Shwekey dances at Joseph's tomb

Jewish singer Shwekey dances at Joseph's tomb

Internationally renowned singer Yaakov Shwekey visits Joseph's tomb in Shechem together with Samaria Brigade Commander.Ido Ben Porat, 12/07/2016 18:50
Hundreds of Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

Hundreds of Jews pray at Joseph's Tomb

IDF forces disperse Muslim rioters, facilitate Passover prayers for Jewish worshipers in Shechem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2016 12:03