Joseph’s Tomb is holy to Jews, Muslims and Christians. Israeli Jews must receive permission and a military escort to visit the site.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Rioting Palestinians attacked soldiers and worshippers visiting Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in the West Bank. The local Palestinians threw rocks and firebombs at the Israel Defense Forces soldiers guarding the worshippers, as well as at the tomb, according to the IDF. No damage or injuries were reported. Some 14 buses carrying 700…
Joseph’s Tomb, which was firebombed and vandalized two weeks ago, was repaired in a nighttime operation near the West Bank city of Nablus.
At least 21 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli troops in Nablus, Palestinian media reported.
An internal Israeli army probe finds that Israeli security forces in the West Bank are hobbled in trying to control far-right Jewish lawbreakers by lack of cooperation among various branches of government working at cross-purposes. The probe is reported in Haaretz.