Tag Archive for Joseph’s Tomb

REPORT: Two Palestinians neutralized by IDF near Joseph’s Tomb


Two Palestinian Arabs in their 20s were killed by IDF gunfire in Nablus after throwing explosive devices at IDF soldiers securing worshipers at Joseph’s Tomb, reported IDF Spokesperson’s Unit.

By Elad Benari


Terrorists threw explosive devices at IDF forces who were securing the entry of worshipers to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (Nablus) overnight Tuesday, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.

Palestinian Terrorist who murdered 2 Israelis at Ariel Junction was killed after heavy firefight with security forces. – Screen Shot: YouTube

The forces responded by opening fire towards the vehicle. In addition, a military engineering vehicle hit the Arab vehicle, killing the two terrorists. Continue Reading »

American Appeals Court refuse terror suit against Palestinian Authority


The U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the American families of victims at Joseph’s Tomb attack, won’t be allowed to sue Palestinian Authority for compensation.

By Arutz Sheva (North America Staff)


A federal appeals court in the United States ruled on Friday that the families of Jewish worshippers who were killed or wounded during a 2011 attack in Joseph’s Tomb will not be allowed to sue the Palestinian Authority (PA) for damages in U.S. courts.

The decision upheld a lower court ruling to dismiss the case, according to The Associated Press.

IDF soldiers protecting Joseph’s Tomb – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The attack, which was carried out by a PA security guard, killed Israeli citizen Ben-Yosef Livnat, nephew of former Likud Minister Limor Livnat. Continue Reading »

IDF called to extricate unescorted Jews from stone-throwing Arabs at Joseph’s Tomb


An IDF extraction force was rushed to Joseph’s Tomb, that’s located within the Palestinian Authority, to extricate a group of religious Jews who were violently attacked by stone-throwing Arabs after an Israeli bus entered the restricted area without the proper permit or IDF coordination.

By Uzi Baruch


An IDF force was rushed to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (aka Nablus) yesterday, after an Israeli bus that entered the area of the Tomb without advance coordination was violently attacked by rioting Arabs.

The Arabs threw rocks at the bus, containing 60 Jews of the Breslov hassidic sect, as IDF forces quickly evacuated passengers from the scene. Continue Reading »

IDF nabs 3 Palestinian Policemen involved in Joseph’s Tomb killing

Palestinian source report  IDF arrested 3 members of Palestinian security forces, suspected of killing Limor Livnat’s nephew.

The 3 were sentenced by PA court to one year and recently released.

By Elior Levy


Palestinian sources reported that on Tuesday night, IDF forces arrested three members of the Palestinian security forces in the vicinity of Nablus. The three men were involved in a 2011 shooting incident in which Ben-Yosef Livnat, nephew of Culture and Sports Minister Limor Livnat, was killed.

PA PoliceAccording to reports, following the incident, which took place at Joseph’s Tomb, a Palestinian court sentenced the three to one year in prison, and they were recently released. Continue Reading »