The compound was vandalized during the 2nd intifada, recently renovated with the assistance of the IDF
And supervision and the supervision of the Chief Rabbinate. The dome of the building, a monument was erected instead of fencing was erected around the compound.
תאריך: 27/09/2010, 16:27
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל
Within IDF activities promoting and preserving sacred sites in Judea and Samaria and greets and directs the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Shlomo Amar, Chief Rabbi of holy places, Shmuel Rabinovitch, ceo of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, Oded Weiner, completed most of renovation work at Joseph’s Tomb.
During these works the dome structure was remodeled, and works were erected fencing, gate entrance to the compound and placed a headstone in close coordination of the civil administration to the Palestinian Authority.
The Rishon Lezion, Rabbi Shlomo Amar shlit, yesterday (Sunday) that deal with the Holy work and expressed deep appreciation for their service.
Joseph’s Tomb, located near the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, attacked by Palestinians during violent riots in October 1996. The reinforcement force was called the place attacked.
By Palestinians and consequently killed six soldiers on October 1, 2000, at the start of the violence in the occupied territories, which developed what was called the second intifada, the compound was attacked by lots of Palestinian Crossfire wounded warrior, Medhat Yussef, who died later of his wounds. On 7 October, was abandoned after the Palestinians promised to maintain the sanctity of the place. Although the summaries, the Joseph’s Tomb compound. In recent years, allows groups to pray in, under Security, prayers at the Tomb.
Translated from Hebrew