Jewish Worshipers Flock to Joseph’s Tomb to Pray on Passover

Jewish women and settlers pray at the Tomb of Joseph, a biblical figure from the book of Genesis, in the northern Palestinian West Bank city of Nablus, on February 16, 2012 as few hundreds religious Jews were allowed by the Israeli army to enter the Palestinian territory, in a heavily …
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Jerusalem Post reports: Some 1,500 worshipers arrived early morning Wednesday for prayers at the Tomb of Joseph in Nablus, according to media reports.

Included among the worshipers were a group of Likud members of Knesset and Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan. Rabbis and other public figures also took part.
According to security officials, the prayers took place without incident.

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