The IDF as secure about 400 worshippers in the village of awarta

הכניסה לקבר אלעזר, השבוע. צילום: אלמוג מלכה, דובר צה”ל

Golani fighters protecting worshippers from entering the tomb of Lazarus. The entrance to the uneventful place and advance against the Palestinian security forces

תאריך: 02/02/2012, 15:31    
מחבר: פלורית שויחט, אתר צה”ל

IDF forces secure the week of 400 worshipers to Eleazar the priest’s Tomb in awarta in Samaria. Worshippers who arrived in eight buses to the Palestinian village, particularly Breslov Hasidim, 70 elders, binge on traditionally buried in the village.
 
Secure the Golani fighters participated from “popping”, פלס”ר fighters, 401, and Matthew crews, in coordination with the Organization” Nablus “, responsible for organizing the lists.
 
Despite condemning the murderers of the Fogel family residents of awarta in the last month, and the multiple perspectives of cargo space, not registered unusual events when the worshippers. “The entrance to the tomb of Lazarus, Cohen passed without special events,” said the IDF site spatial Division Deputy Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Uriah hetzroni. “We had arranged the entrance especially at night to prevent the friction between the sleeve and organized populations brought worshippers to buses”, specify “thing become abnormal creature with it rain and mud.
 
However, the grave discovered Arabic graffiti and swastikas, covered in another color that night by soldiers. Of course the victims to worshippers, meaning this is not the first time this has happened, “explained Lieutenant Colonel hetzroni. A year ago, also found graffiti of rocket launchers and graffiti on the Tomb.
 
Hatm in Samaria, aware of the importance of religious sites located in sector, among them Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus, Elazar HA-Kohen (priest II buried according to different sources), sebastia and Mount Ebal, and secure thousands of worshippers who visit the sector every month, mainly at Joseph’s Tomb.
Lazarus Tomb Cohen often cost twice a year, once the time comes, and a Memorial 70 elders, traditionally buried instead.

Translated from Hebrew

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