Two arrests for suspected entry to Joseph’s Tomb

Thursday, April 5, 8:24 Two Brestlev Hassidim were arrested last night by security forces on suspicion that they entered the Joseph’s Tomb compound in Shechem. The two were apprehended outside of Shechem, at the Givat Ronen hilltop near the community of Har Bracha. According to the army the two entered the tomb compound in the middle of the night. Although the Joseph’s Tomb is under complete Israeli control, the surrounding area is classified Area A, and Jews are permitted to visit Joseph’s Tomb only with special permission from the IDF.

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