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Throughout the night dozens of Arabs threw stones at IDF soldiers who guarded the entrance to the holy site, and the Jews inside. They also threw Molotov cocktails.
Where Trump should have visited.
The Breslov Chassidim did not coordinate their visit to Joseph's Tomb with the IDF, and ended up getting attacked and arrested.
The minors, whose parents were not invited to the court deliberation, were detained at 3 AM and brought to court after 2 PM the next day, all in violation of Israel's Youth Law.
Israel Police said in a statement: "Uncoordinated visits without security are dangerous to the visitors as well as to the security forces who are sent to rescue them."
Israeli soldiers stationed at the Huwara checkpoint are faced with frequent attempts by Arabs to carry out terror attacks.
Israel sent the Palestinian Authority a key to the door at the tomb, under PA control. The key was sent back along with the door.
The IDF provided a military escort to Jewish workers late Monday in a midnight mission to repair the Tomb of Joseph.
The Secretary of State said in Madrid, where the "peace process' officially started 24 years ago, that Israel knows it must keep the status quo.
The Sephardic Chief Rabbi visited Joseph's Tomb on Sunday night with IDF protection, but Arabs attacked his convoy and later torched the tomb, again.
"This reprehensible act is yet another example of the escalating violence in the region [but] all sides [must] respect the sanctity of all holy sites."
Arabs burned the site that the Palestinian Authority is committed by the Oslo Accords to guard and to allow access by Jews.
An Arab mob went wild, throwing stones and firebombs, and burning tires, as Jews prayed at Joseph's Tomb Sunday night.
Israel continues to carry out the Abbas' commitment to root out terror, one of the reasons being that several terrorists are his security officers.
“Both sides shall respect and protect the listed below religious rights of Jews, Christians, Moslems and Samaritans.” – Oslo Accords.
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