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2,500 People Visit Joseph's Tomb

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.David Lev, 31/10/2013 11:35
2,500 Worshippers at 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.Ari Soffer, 24/09/2013 09:05
Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli Sovereignty

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.Maayana Miskin, 12/09/2013 13:12
'IDF Arrests Murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat'

'IDF Arrests Murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat'

Report: IDF arrested three PA security men who murdered yeshiva student at Joseph's Tomb in 2011.Gil Ronen, 22/05/2013 16:48
IDF: Joseph's Tomb a Danger Zone

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, 12/05/2013 19:17
Parents’ Pain as Hassidic Dealers Talk with PA

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.Maayana Miskin, 06/02/2013 16:03
'Disgusting Defacement' by Arabs of Tomb of Yosef

'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 siteDavid Lev, 24/01/2013 09:47
Photos:Torah Sage, IDF Chief Rabbi Pray in Shechem

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/11/2012 10:17
Mass Visit to Joseph’s Tomb

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, 18/07/2012 09:43
1,400 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

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.David Lev, 21/06/2012 09:58
3,000 at Joseph’s Tomb in Kabbalistic Celebration

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.Maayana Miskin, 18/05/2012 09:58
New Mezuzah Affixed at Kever Yosef

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 KatzDavid Lev, 22/03/2012 10:45
PA ‘Protector’ of Jewish Holy Sites?

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 19/02/2012 10:16
Video: 2,000 Jews Worship in Kever Yosef

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 siteDavid Lev, 16/02/2012 09:22
'Joseph the Righteous' Unites Jews at Shechem

'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, 24/01/2012 12:33
1,200 Jews Visit Kever Yosef

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 ChodeshDavid Lev, 27/12/2011 09:37
PA Police Officers Wound Jew at Joseph's Tomb

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.Elad Benari, 14/12/2011 01:13
Yishai: Joseph's Tomb is Ours

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.David Lev, 24/11/2011 10:13
Tax Authority: Ben Yosef was Terror Victim

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. Gil Ronen, 15/11/2011 12:45
Thousands of Jews Pray at Yosef’s Tomb

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, 18/10/2011 12:59
Video: Jews Pray at the Tomb of Joseph

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, 07/10/2011 05:40
Rabbis: will Peres Visit Defiled Synagogue, Too?

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, 06/10/2011 19:04
Arabs Desecrate Tomb of Joseph - Again

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.David Lev, 06/10/2011 11:08
IDF Limits Entry Kever Yosef

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/07/2011 09:09
Video: Prayers at Joseph's Tomb

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/05/2011 10:29
MKs to Visit Joseph's Tomb

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.Elad Benari, 24/05/2011 04:15
Detainees Held 'Like Animals'

Detainees Held 'Like Animals'

Thirty five people kept in a fenced pen for six hours with no water or toilet access.Gil Ronen, 03/05/2011 12:38
PA Arabs Torch Joseph’s Tomb

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. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/04/2011 10:15
Joy at Joseph's Tomb

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.Hillel Fendel, 10/02/2011 10:35
Chanukah at Joseph's Tomb

Chanukah at Joseph's Tomb

Jews are allowed to visit the tomb of Joseph in Shechem in order to light the sixth Chanukah candle. Maayana Miskin, 07/12/2010 18:39
Jews to Rally for 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.Maayana Miskin and Rachel Sylvetsky, 15/09/2010 22:41
Worshippers Flood Kever Yosef

Worshippers Flood Kever Yosef

More than 1,500 worshippers visit the Tomb of Joseph for the night of 'Yesod of Yesod.'Maayana Miskin, 10/05/2010 16:32