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Arabs Desecrate Grave of Biblical Prime Minister Joshua
Arutz Sheva ^ | December 19, 2007 | Ezra HaLevi

Posted on 12/19/2007 12:09:27 PM PST by West Coast Conservative

Jewish worshippers Tuesday were stunned to find Arabs had desecrated the graves of the Biblical Joshua, Caleb and Nun (Joshua’s father).

Joshua served as the Jewish Nation's Prime Minister from the year 2488 until 2516 on the Hebrew calendar (1272 BCE - 1300 BCE).

Members of the One Shechem organization that organizes visits to the graves arrived in the village of Timnat (Kifl) Haress, near Ariel in Samaria, to prepare for a special prayer gathering, discovered that Arab vandals had desecrated the village’s Jewish tombs. The tombs of Yehoshua (Joshua) ben Nun, Nun, and Calev (Caleb) ben Yefuneh were covered with garbage and feces – both human and animal, and anti-Semitic and Nazi slogans and symbols had been painted in the area.

Nevertheless, worshippers gathered at the tombs Tuesday night for special prayers on the tenth of Tevet, the day Kaddish and other prayers are recited for those whose date of death is unknown, such as Calev ben Yefuneh. Organizers had cleaned up the damage and attendees reported a positive experience.

The prayers were also to mark the end of the 30-day increased-stricture mourning period for murdered Jewish father Ido Zoldan of Kedumim, by a Palestinian Authority police officer.

Organizers reported that a wide array of Jews – hareidi, national religious and traditional – took part in the visit and prayers. They also praised the cooperation of security forces, particularly the Efraim Division of the IDF.

The One Shechem organization issued a call to the public to do everything in their power to preserve the holy sites in Samaria, including Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem and to fight for the right of Jews to visit and worship there freely.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: antichristian; antisemitism; biblicalarcheology; desecration; godsgravesglyphs; korananimals
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1 posted on 12/19/2007 12:09:29 PM PST by West Coast Conservative
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To: West Coast Conservative

Animals.


2 posted on 12/19/2007 12:11:51 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian
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To: West Coast Conservative

That’s what you get when you let the Barbarians get their claws on the sacred sites of the Bible. And the “International community” just promised those animals another 7 billion dollars.


3 posted on 12/19/2007 12:12:35 PM PST by SolidWood (Al Gore: "I have never heard of this, but I think it is a very good idea,")
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To: West Coast Conservative

i love how these atheists use BCE for dating.


4 posted on 12/19/2007 12:12:50 PM PST by abstracTT
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To: abstracTT

I think they use BCE because it’s a Jewish publication.


5 posted on 12/19/2007 12:14:46 PM PST by West Coast Conservative (Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.)
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To: abstracTT
i love how these atheists use BCE for dating

"BCE" and "CE" originated with Jews, not atheists.

6 posted on 12/19/2007 12:14:56 PM PST by Lurking Libertarian (Non sub homine, sed sub Deo et lege)
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To: West Coast Conservative

Now, if it were the Jews or Christians doing something similar to muslim graves, the “Arab Street” would be rioting all over the world, hacking off heads, and the MSM and the RATS would be defending their “outrage”.


7 posted on 12/19/2007 12:15:19 PM PST by Redleg Duke ("All gave some, and some gave all!")
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To: abstracTT

We recognize the authority of the Almighty, but we don’t recognize the authority of Christ - BC stands for “Before Christ,” so why should we use that abbreviation any more than you’d use the Islamic calendar for dates?


8 posted on 12/19/2007 12:16:48 PM PST by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: Redleg Duke
Now, if it were the Jews or Christians doing something similar to muslim graves, the “Arab Street” would be rioting all over the world, hacking off heads, and the MSM and the RATS would be defending their “outrage”.

There's only one way to be sure.

9 posted on 12/19/2007 12:16:55 PM PST by SlowBoat407 (Just how will wrecking the U.S. economy save the planet?)
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To: Lurking Libertarian
"BCE" and "CE" originated with Jews, not atheists.

Why would Jews use "Before Christian Era" and "Christian Era" in assigning dates?

/I know, I know....

10 posted on 12/19/2007 12:17:24 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Hi, My name is Mitt, and I invented the fifty dollar abortion!")
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To: West Coast Conservative
Didn’t they do the same at the Nativity a couple of years ago? They were hiding and took sanctuary in a church and then basically defecated all over the place.
11 posted on 12/19/2007 12:17:35 PM PST by SF Republican
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To: West Coast Conservative

I’ll give a Jewish publication a pass for using BCE and CE. However, referring to Joshua as a Prime Minister, as if he were the Benjamin Netanyahu of antiquity overseeing the Jewish “Parliament” is really, really silly.


12 posted on 12/19/2007 12:19:32 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (Not a newbie, I just wanted a new screen name.)
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13 posted on 12/19/2007 12:19:52 PM PST by SJackson (uh, Congressman, you know, uh, Gov Huckabee is not selling fascism, he's sending a Christmas message)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

BLOODY SAVAGES!!


14 posted on 12/19/2007 12:20:00 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: abstracTT

I seriously doubt the author is an athiest. It’s an Israeli publication.


15 posted on 12/19/2007 12:21:24 PM PST by SJackson (uh, Congressman, you know, uh, Gov Huckabee is not selling fascism, he's sending a Christmas message)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

BCE and CE are Common Era, not Christian Era.


16 posted on 12/19/2007 12:21:34 PM PST by newzjunkey (Huckabee, Rudy, Romney: 3 red herrings, 3 easy pickings for Dems in '08.)
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To: TheThirdRuffian
Animals.

I think it's an insult to the animal order, to compare them to demonized human beings.

17 posted on 12/19/2007 12:22:04 PM PST by unspun (God save us from egos -- especially our own.)
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To: Lurking Libertarian
"BCE" and "CE" originated with Jews, not atheists

I wonder, what event happened to mark the start of the "common era" and the end of the era "before the common era"?

18 posted on 12/19/2007 12:22:22 PM PST by infidel29 (Huckabee is the new Ron Paul..Thompson/Hunter - Hunter/Thompson either works for me.)
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To: newzjunkey
BCE and CE are Common Era, not Christian Era.

They are?????

19 posted on 12/19/2007 12:24:01 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Hi, My name is Mitt, and I invented the fifty dollar abortion!")
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To: Alouette

Ping


20 posted on 12/19/2007 12:24:45 PM PST by Red Badger ( We don't have science, but we do have consensus.......)
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To: Salem; F15Eagle; M. Espinola; T.L.Sink; 444Flyer; Esther Ruth; SunkenCiv; Ancesthntr; ...

The Amalekstinian heathen did it again....ping! Recall how they desecrated Joseph’s tomb a few years ago. These buzzards are beyond low, beyond common, beyond.....they are just plain damn ugly, nasty, ornery, and evil.


21 posted on 12/19/2007 12:27:41 PM PST by Convert from ECUSA (A voter wavering between wanting radical change and burning the damn place down)
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22 posted on 12/19/2007 12:29:49 PM PST by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: SJackson

Most Israelis are secularists, non-believers.


23 posted on 12/19/2007 12:30:35 PM PST by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is a good man.)
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To: West Coast Conservative

oh..didnt read into it that far..but same opinion applies.


24 posted on 12/19/2007 12:33:17 PM PST by abstracTT
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To: Dr. Sivana
I thought the exact same thing.

Joshua was not a "prime minister" - he was a divinely appointed general/leader.

25 posted on 12/19/2007 12:34:37 PM PST by wideawake (Why is it that so many self-proclaimed "Constitutionalists" know so little about the Constitution?)
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To: abstracTT

I never liked “AD”, I prefer “the year of our Lord” as is used in our Constitution.


26 posted on 12/19/2007 12:34:54 PM PST by joebuck
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To: West Coast Conservative

Perhaps someone will desecrate mecca or medina...


27 posted on 12/19/2007 12:35:02 PM PST by CPOSharky (Energy plan: Build refineries and nuke plants, drill for our oil, mine our coal.)
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To: Greg F
Most Israelis are secularists, non-believers.

I've never seen any research or polling that would support that.

28 posted on 12/19/2007 12:36:26 PM PST by SJackson (uh, Congressman, you know, uh, Gov Huckabee is not selling fascism, he's sending a Christmas message)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Yes, they are. But, “common” to what?


29 posted on 12/19/2007 12:39:57 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mvpel
...so why should we use that abbreviation any more than you’d use the Islamic calendar for dates?

"What's in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." - Shakespeare

You change what "BC" stands for but you can't change what it means. It's a meaningless protest to use Christ as the hinge of history around which the world's predominant calendar swings... and ignore Christ Himself. All you do with this is give the secularists another idea of how to push our society more to their liking... and I promise you it won't be to yours.

30 posted on 12/19/2007 12:40:04 PM PST by pgyanke (Duncan Hunter 08--You want to elect a conservative? Then support a conservative!)
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31 posted on 12/19/2007 12:40:06 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Profile updated Tuesday, December 18, 2007___________________https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: newzjunkey

.. and popularized by Jehovah Winesses.


32 posted on 12/19/2007 12:40:44 PM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true.)
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To: abstracTT

Um, they’re Jewish.


33 posted on 12/19/2007 12:41:43 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian
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To: wideawake

I had to do a double check on the date to make sure I wasn’t missing something - like some P.M. that died in 1953! And wasn’t Joshua a marching band leader?


34 posted on 12/19/2007 12:43:06 PM PST by geopyg (Don't wish for peace, pray for Victory. ------ www.gohunter08.com ------)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

We don’t. BCE is understood to mean “before the common era” and CE means Common Era. Anno Domini isn’t a comfortable phrase for those of us who don’t recognize Jesus as Dominus (or the Son of Dominus), and of course we’re equally uncomfortable with Before Christ inasmuch as the latter word means Messiah in Greek.


35 posted on 12/19/2007 12:43:28 PM PST by JOHN ADAMS
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To: Alouette

Every time I see that picture, I always wonder if the arabs realize they are worshipping a giant vagina.


36 posted on 12/19/2007 12:43:39 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian
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Yes, they are. But, “common” to what?

I know, I'm just funnin' with NJ. Notice the sarc tag on my #10....

37 posted on 12/19/2007 12:43:49 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Hi, My name is Mitt, and I invented the fifty dollar abortion!")
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To: SJackson

I was basing that on what friends have told me . . . googled and saw that around 49% go to synagogue, 51% do not.


38 posted on 12/19/2007 12:45:34 PM PST by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is a good man.)
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39 posted on 12/19/2007 12:46:24 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Profile updated Tuesday, December 18, 2007___________________https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Convert from ECUSA
These buzzards are beyond low, beyond common, beyond.....they are just plain damn ugly, nasty, ornery, and evil.


40 posted on 12/19/2007 12:46:38 PM PST by CarrotAndStick (The articles posted by me needn't necessarily reflect my opinion.)
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To: Dr. Sivana
For this period of Israelite history there are no firm dates, just educated guesses...and anyway dates BCE or BC are counted downwards. Joshua himself was Israelite but not Jewish--he was of the tribe of Ephraim, descended from Joseph, not of the tribe of Judah.

Caleb is called a Kenezite (Joshua 14.6)--I think that would make him a descendant of Kenaz, a grandson of Esau (cf. Genesis 36.11), rather than a descendant of Jacob, although he is treated as a member of the tribe of Judah in Numbers 13.6.

41 posted on 12/19/2007 12:47:59 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: West Coast Conservative

I’m sure the Jewish Democrats in the MSM will somehow find a rationalization for this behavior.

Like the bigoted, hate-filled clown in the WashPo we threaded earlier today.


42 posted on 12/19/2007 12:49:24 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: infidel29
I wonder, what event happened to mark the start of the "common era" and the end of the era "before the common era"?

LOL

43 posted on 12/19/2007 12:50:48 PM PST by icwhatudo (The rino borg...is resistance futile?)
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To: SunkenCiv

Wow.


44 posted on 12/19/2007 12:54:52 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian
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To: SF Republican

‘defecated all over the place.’

Its the only thing they have in surplus except ignorance and they are full of it.


45 posted on 12/19/2007 12:55:44 PM PST by Leg Olam (“If I had to live my life over again, I'd be a plumber.” ~ Albert Einstein)
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To: infidel29

What outrages you more, the use of “CE” and “BCE” by Jews and secularists, or the destruction of historical and religious monuments by Mohammedans?


46 posted on 12/19/2007 12:58:35 PM PST by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: SF Republican
‘defecated all over the place.’

Koran animals

47 posted on 12/19/2007 12:59:29 PM PST by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: West Coast Conservative
One could go on and on about the reaction the bloody arabs would give had it been one of their holy sites, but why bother.
48 posted on 12/19/2007 1:02:08 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (Ron Paul put the cuckoo in my Cocoa Puffs)
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To: West Coast Conservative
Islam desecrates everything.

Christians and Jews welcome differing views and religions.

49 posted on 12/19/2007 1:10:41 PM PST by Danae (Anail nathrach, orth' bhais's bethad, do chel denmha (Smoke clears and Fred Thompson is President))
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To: Greg F
I was basing that on what friends have told me . . . googled and saw that around 49% go to synagogue, 51% do not.

That would be considerable lower than numbers I've seen which are usually up in the 70% range. Of course it would depend on whether they're querying on weekly or occasional attendance and whether they're questioning only Jews. 49% weekly attendance would be higher than Church/Synagogue attendance in most polls.

50 posted on 12/19/2007 1:11:22 PM PST by SJackson (uh, Congressman, you know, uh, Gov Huckabee is not selling fascism, he's sending a Christmas message)
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