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Festive memorial service at Mitzpeh Yosef opposite Shechem

Festive memorial service at Mitzpeh Yosef opposite Shechem

Prayer held in memory of Ben Yosef Livnat, murdered at Joseph's Tomb on Seventh Night of Passover eight years ago.Ido Ben Porat, 25/04/2019 12:01
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 security forces beat Hamas protesters with batons

PA security forces beat Hamas protesters with batons

PA security forces use violence against pro-Hamas protesters in Hevron and Shechem.Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/12/2018 21:00
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
Shooting at vehicle near Kochav Ya'akov

Shooting at vehicle near Kochav Ya'akov

No casualties but vehicle damaged by gunfire near Kochav Ya'akov in Binyamin region. IDF forces search area, six wanted terrorists captured.Mordechai Sones, 09/09/2018 08:20
Watch: IDF raids terrorist propaganda centers

Watch: IDF raids terrorist propaganda centers

Israeli security forces capture wanted terrorists, shut down printers used to spread terrorist propaganda in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/08/2018 09:03
Soldier lightly injured in Shechem

Soldier lightly injured in Shechem

Hundreds of Arabs throw stones and blocks at IDF forces in Shechem. Forces respond with riot control measures and fire to disperse rioters.Mordechai Sones, 07/06/2018 09:52
Jerusalem Day terror attack foiled

Jerusalem Day terror attack foiled

Arab terrorist from Samaria attempted to carry out stabbing attack on Jerusalem Day earlier this week, police report.Uzi Baruch, 17/05/2018 18:44
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
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
'Our only consolation is building'

'Our only consolation is building'

Widow of Itamar Ben-Gal on arrest of her husband's murderer: 'I thank the IDF, but It won't bring him back or prevent the next murder.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2018 09:45
'Death to Arabs' spray-painted on Arab cars in Samaria

'Death to Arabs' spray-painted on Arab cars in Samaria

Arab cars vandalized in Samaria with slogans including 'Death to Arabs', and 'Transfer Now'.JTA, 13/02/2018 17:35
Arab rioter killed as IDF searches for Ariel terrorist

Arab rioter killed as IDF searches for Ariel terrorist

Arab media claim rioter shot and killed by IDF forces during manhunt for terrorist who murdered Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal in Ariel Monday.David Rosenberg, 06/02/2018 23:07
Report: IDF surrounding home in Shechem

Report: IDF surrounding home in Shechem

PA media outlets claim IDF forces converging on home owned by father of Israeli-Arab terrorist who murdered Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal.David Rosenberg, 06/02/2018 21:10
PA man admits murder of pregnant Jewish girlfriend was terrorism

PA man admits murder of pregnant Jewish girlfriend was terrorism

Muhammad Kharoff admits that murder of his married, pregnant Jewish girlfriend, Michal Halimi, was nationalistically motivated.David Rosenberg, 04/02/2018 17:50
'The mission is clear - find the terrorists'

'The mission is clear - find the terrorists'

IDF remains on high alert in the Shechem area as it continues the search for the terrorists who murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 12/01/2018 21:13
Report: Two Arab rioters killed during clashes with IDF soldiers

Report: Two Arab rioters killed during clashes with IDF soldiers

Dozens of rioters protesting Trump's Jerusalem recognition hurl stones at Israeli forces, forcing soldiers to open fire.David Rosenberg, 11/01/2018 19:41
IDF continues search for Samaria terrorists

IDF continues search for Samaria terrorists

IDF forces operate near Shechem in an attempt to locate terrorists who murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach.Elad Benari, 10/01/2018 07:13
IDF questions bus station terrorist's family

IDF questions bus station terrorist's family

Shaarei Tzedek Hospital reports stabbing victim's condition improves slightly. Security forces search terrorist's home, question family.David Rosenberg, 11/12/2017 08:17
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
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
Tibi: Israel handing over land to expand other PA cities

Tibi: Israel handing over land to expand other PA cities

Arab MK says decision to expand PA city of Qalqiliya also provides for growth in other PA cities including Jenin, Shechem, Ramallah, Hevron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2017 19:18
The 'outpost' that angered the Palestinians

The 'outpost' that angered the Palestinians

Palestinian Arabs claimed that Israel built a new outpost near Shechem - but did it?Elad Benari, 08/06/2017 04:20
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
Connecting PA Samaritans with Israel

Connecting PA Samaritans with Israel

200 Samaritan families living in PA-controlled Shechem connected with Har Bracha water treatment system. Does move hint at something bigger?David Rosenberg, 04/05/2017 19:11
'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
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
IDF soldiers eliminate knife-wielding terrorist

IDF soldiers eliminate knife-wielding terrorist

Soldiers from the Duvdevan Unit open fire at terrorist who tried to stab them in Shechem.Kobi Finkler, 10/01/2017 06:24
IDF soldier shot in Shechem

IDF soldier shot in Shechem

Terrorists open fire on IDF soldiers operating in Balata, on outskirts of Samarian city of Shechem.Kobi Finkler, 23/12/2016 08:01
Boulder makes Shechem a sister city

Boulder makes Shechem a sister city

City Council in Boulder, Colorado, votes to make the city of Shechem (Nablus) its eighth international sister city.JTA, 23/12/2016 06:02
Remembering terror victims in the Sukkah

Remembering terror victims in the Sukkah

Naama and Eitam Henkin were murdered by Arab terrorists in a drive-by shooting in Samaria during Sukkot 2015.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2016 10:31
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
Abbas fires Shechem governor - over Passover?

Abbas fires Shechem governor - over Passover?

PA head fires Ahram Rajoub with no reason; speculation is Abbas is angry he took part in Samaritan sacrifice with MKs Smotrich and Zohar.Ido Ben-Porat, 27/04/2016 10:47
Jews defy Islamists, enter Joseph's Tomb en masse

Jews defy Islamists, enter Joseph's Tomb en masse

Muslim rioters hurl rocks and firebombs - but could stop 20 busloads of Jewish worshipers from visiting holy site in Shechem.Shlomo Piotrokovski, 07/04/2016 10:25
Arab protesters threaten Gershon Mesika

Arab protesters threaten Gershon Mesika

PFLP terrorists burn a doll dressed as former Shomron Regional Council head, who thwarted a terrorist attack last month.Orli Harari, 13/12/2015 01:32
Attack foiled in Samaria after Nahariya stabbing

Attack foiled in Samaria after Nahariya stabbing

Female terrorist thwarted in murder attempt near Shechem, after young terrorist stabs officer returning home from Jerusalem.Uzi Baruch, 28/11/2015 17:34
Large IDF swoop in Shechem nets weapons, arrests

Large IDF swoop in Shechem nets weapons, arrests

Ten guns, numerous gun parts, grenades and ammunition as well as NIS 65,000 were seized.Arutz Sheva staff, 17/11/2015 11:09
Israelis return to Joseph's Tomb

Israelis return to Joseph's Tomb

A month after Palestinian vandals set fire to Joseph's Tomb, Israelis were back, repairing and repainting the structure.Moshe Cohen, 12/11/2015 11:22
Abbas's civil war? Fatah vs PA in Shechem

Abbas's civil war? Fatah vs PA in Shechem

In violent clashes, Fatah men armed with machine guns block traffic and strike at PA forces trying to control city.Dalit Halevy, 02/11/2015 09:37
'Remove Uniformed Terrorists from Joseph's Tomb'

'Remove Uniformed Terrorists from Joseph's Tomb'

Samaria Regional Council head opposes uncoordinated visits to Joseph's Tomb but says holy site must return to IDF's control.Ido Ben Porat, 18/10/2015 11:19
Letter to Our Son, the Soldier

Letter to Our Son, the Soldier

A mother, father and Jewish history.Rabbi Tzvi Fishman, 09/10/2015 09:55
Undercover Unit Nabs Killer in Nablus Hospital

Undercover Unit Nabs Killer in Nablus Hospital

Dramatic CCTV footage shows how forces arrested terrorist responsible for Henkin couple's murder - in the heart of PA-controlled Shechem.Ari Soffer, 05/10/2015 21:23
Arson 'Revenge': Arabs Try to Burn Joseph's Tomb

Arson 'Revenge': Arabs 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, 01/08/2015 22:56
Report: Terrorists Shot Attacking Joseph's Tomb

Report: Terrorists Shot Attacking Joseph's Tomb

Incident reportedly took place during monthly night-time visit of Jews to tomb of Biblical figure.Ari Yashar, 18/06/2015 21:23
Arab Campaign to Create New Facts on the Ground

Arab Campaign to Create New Facts on the Ground

Ahead of 'settlement war crime' lawsuit at ICC, PA in Shechem planting trees and caravans to cut off Jewish towns.Dalit Halevy, 15/06/2015 07:35
Moving Scenes as Bnei Menashe Visit Joseph's Tomb

Moving Scenes as Bnei Menashe Visit 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, 02/06/2015 21:46
PA Police Stab Teen to Death in Shechem

PA Police Stab Teen to Death in Shechem

16 year-old dies as infighting between PA security forces and Fatah activists continues.Tova Dvorin, 25/05/2015 15:35
Samaria: Arab Rioters Wounded in Clashes with IDF

Samaria: Arab Rioters Wounded in Clashes with IDF

Violent riots from 'Nakba Day' on Friday continued into Saturday, as rioters attempt to storm IDF post near Shechem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2015 21:51
Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

Thousands Pray at Joseph's Tomb

Almost 4,000 people flock to the Tomb in the largest coordinated visit this year.Ido Ben-Porat, 15/05/2015 11:28
Firebomb Attack Near Shechem Wounds Israeli

Firebomb Attack Near Shechem Wounds Israeli

Israeli man suffered minor injuries after Arab terrorists threw a firebomb at his car outside the Huwara checkpoint in Samaria.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 27/04/2015 18:20
'Minor' Security Incidents Add Up to Major Trouble

'Minor' Security Incidents Add Up to Major Trouble

Terrorist tries to steal the weapon of a guard near Eli - just one of a series of troubling security incidents gaining steam.Yaakov Levi, 26/04/2015 22:52
Watch: IDF Nabs Hamas Terrorists in Shechem

Watch: IDF Nabs Hamas Terrorists in Shechem

IDF releases video of nighttime raid by Golani troops netting 29 Hamas terrorists who were planning imminent attacks.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 15/04/2015 12:47
PA Internal Conflicts Erupt in Samaria Gunbattles

PA Internal Conflicts Erupt in Samaria Gunbattles

Clashes between PA's Security Forces and leading Fatah faction threaten to escalate with latest gunfights and assassination attempts.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 13/04/2015 09:03
Livnat: Let 1,000 Outposts Bloom

Livnat: Let 1,000 Outposts Bloom

Outgoing government minister Limor Livnat on Sunday encouraged youths in Samaria to continue expanding Jewish settlement in the region.Yaakov Levi, 05/04/2015 18:13
Incitement to Kill Yehuda Glick at Shechem Uni.

Incitement to Kill Yehuda Glick at Shechem Uni.

Exhibition encourages people to shoot Temple Mount activist targeted in assassination attempt; glorifies car and stabbing terror attacks.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky and Ari Soffer, 12/03/2015 13:48