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About 1,000 Jewish pilgrims visit Joseph’s Tomb

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Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:59 pm

JERUSALEM — About 1,000 Jewish pilgrims visited Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in an area of the West Bank that is under the exclusive military and civilian control of the Palestinian Authority.

The visit on Sunday night, the second Hanukkah light, lasted until just before dawn on Monday morning, under Israeli military escort. Residents of the Balata refugee camp near Nablus reportedly threw firebombs and rocks at Israeli troops, and rolled burning tires near them.

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