Skip to comments.Four US Jews Arrested at Joseph's Tomb
Posted on 01/27/2012 1:03:03 AM PST by Eleutheria5
Four Jewish pilgrims from the United States were arrested before dawn on Friday in Shechem as they sought to pray at Joseph's Tomb.
The four, associated with the Bratslav Hassidic group were confronted at gunpoint by Palestinian Authority police and taken into custody before reaching the grave site.
They were handed over to Israeli police and taken to the Ariel police station.
"Americans are allowed to stay in Nablus and their summary arrest is a violation of international law," a friend of the four detainees said.
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