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Tuesday, December 21, 2004

The Tomb of Joseph

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This is what the Tomb of Joseph looked like about a hundred years ago. Notice not a single Arab home around it (in what is now called Nablus, what has been known as Shechem for thousands of years.)

The verse in the picture means:
And the bones of Joseph, which the children of Israel brought up out of Egypt,
buried they in Shechem, in the parcel of ground which Jacob bought
of the sons of Hamor the father of Shechem for a hundred pieces of money;
and they became the inheritance of the children of Joseph.
Joshua 24:32

Now the tomb has been desecrated by Arabs during the Oslo "peace" process. Here's what the inside looks like now:
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Does anyone doubt that they would do the same to the other Jewish holy sites if they had the chance?