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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.

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

Breslov hasidim attacked at Joseph's Tomb

Breslov hasidim attacked with rocks by PA 'police' while visiting Joseph's Tomb.

Breslov hasidim attacked at Joseph's Tomb

1,500 Jews Find Vandalism at Joseph's Tomb

IDF and Jewish worshipers light Hanukkah candles at severely vandalized holy site, bringing light to darkness for the holiday.

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2,500 People Visit Joseph's Tomb

Over 2,500 people – civilians, soldiers, religious, and secular – visited the Tomb of Joseph (Kever Yosef) in Shechem Wednesday night.

2,500 People Visit Joseph's Tomb

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.

2,500 Worshippers at Joseph's Tomb

Shechem Attacks Spark Cry 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.

Joseph Tomb Attacks Spark Renewed Calls for Israeli Sovereignty

'IDF Arrests Murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat'

Report: IDF arrested three PA security men who murdered yeshiva student at Joseph's Tomb in 2011.

'IDF Arrests Murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat'

IDF: Joseph's Tomb a Danger Zone

Senior officer warns against visits that are not coordinated with the military, after stabbing is foiled.

IDF: Joseph's Tomb a Danger Zone

Parents’ Pain as Hassidic Dealers Talk with PA

The parents of terrorism victim Ben-Yosef Livnat are hurt, horrified at news that hassidic ‘askanim’ may be cutting deals with the PA.

Parents’ Pain as Hassidic Dealers Talk with PA

'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

Visitors to the Tomb of Yosef in Shechem were shocked to discover yet another instance of major Arab vandalism to the holy site

'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

Photos:Torah Sage, IDF Chief Rabbi Pray in Shechem

The IDF Chief Rabbi and Torah sages led 2,000 people in nighttime prayers at Joseph’s Tomb (Kever Yosef) In Shechem.

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

Mass Visit to Joseph’s Tomb

More than 2,000 Jews from across the religious spectrum visit Joseph’s Tomb for nighttime prayers.

Mass Visit to Joseph’s Tomb

1,400 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

Some 1,400 people visited the Tomb of Joseph (Kever Yosef) on Wednesday night, while Arabs rioted and injured an IDF soldier.

1,400 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

3,000 at Joseph’s Tomb in Kabbalistic Celebration

Thousands visited Joseph’s Tomb in celebration of kabbalistic meaning of Omer count. IDF war hero, bereaved family among the visitors.

Thousands at Joseph’s Tomb in Kabbalistic Celebration

New Mezuzah Affixed at Kever Yosef

For the first time in eleven years, there is now a mezuzah at the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem, courtesy of Transport Minister Yisrael Katz

New Mezuzah Affixed at Kever Yosef

PA ‘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.

Palestinian Authority ‘Protector’ of Jewish Holy Sites?

Video: 2,000 Jews Worship in Kever Yosef

Minister Yuli Edelstein told worshipers at Kever Yosef Wednesday night that most ministers favored restoring Jewish control of the site

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'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.

'Joseph the Righteous' Unites Jews at Shechem

1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

Some 1,200 Jews visited Kever Yosef (the Tomb of Joseph) on Monday night in honor of Hanukkah and Rosh Chodesh

1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

PA Police Officers Wound Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Palestinian Authority police officers shot and lightly wounded a Breslov Hassid in Joseph's Tomb overnight Monday.

PA Police Officers Lightly Wound Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Yishai: Joseph's Tomb is Ours

Some 2,000 Israelis of all backgrounds visited the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem Wednesday night. Among the visitors was Minister Eli Yishai.

Yishai: Joseph's Tomb is Ours

Tax Authority: Ben Yosef was Terror Victim

Ben Yosef Livnat was gunned down by PA "police" at the Tomb of Joseph. Property Tax Authority now accepts this was a terror act.

Tax Authority, Too, Recognizes Ben Yosef was Terror Victim

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.

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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."

Video: Jews Pray at the Tomb of Josephplayer

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.

Rabbis: will Peres Visit Defiled Synagogue, Too?

Arabs Desecrate Tomb of Joseph - Again

Arabs have once again desecrated the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem, daubing the structure with anti-Israel and anti-Semitic graffiti.

Arabs Desecrate Tomb of Joseph - Again

IDF Limits Entry 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.

IDF Refused Entry of MKs and Leading Rabbis to Kever Yosefplayer

Video: Prayers 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.

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MKs to Visit Joseph's Tomb

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.

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

Detainees Held 'Like Animals'

Thirty five people kept in a fenced pen for six hours with no water or toilet access.

Detained Activists Being Held 'Like Animals'

PA Arabs Torch Joseph’s Tomb

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.

PA Arabs Set Fire to Joseph’s Tomb – Again

Joy at Joseph's Tomb

The newly refurbished Joseph’s Tomb was dedicated last night in the presence of Cabinet ministers, after ten years of Arab vandalism.

Cabinet Ministers at Joseph's Tomb: "We Are Here to Stay"player

Chanukah at Joseph's Tomb

Jews are allowed to visit the tomb of Joseph in Shechem in order to light the sixth Chanukah candle.

Lighting Chanukah Candles at Joseph's Tomb

Jews to Rally for Joseph's Tomb

The tomb of Joseph is rebuilt after 10 years, Jews plan a rally to restore access to the holy site.

Jews to Rally at Rebuilt Joseph's Tomb

Worshippers Flood Kever Yosef

More than 1,500 worshippers visit the Tomb of Joseph for the night of 'Yesod of Yesod.'

Worshippers Stream to Kever Yosef for 'Yesod of Yesod'