Thousands visit, pray at Joshua's Tomb near Ariel

April 29, 2011 08:57

Thousands of people participated in the traditional ceremony at the tomb of Joshua Ben Nun or Joshua's Tomb near Ariel overnight Thursday.

The worshipers together with the Samaria regional council, coordinated the visit with the IDF, which escorted the trip.

Among the participants who visited the site included: Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger, Minister of Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Yuli Edelstein, MK Danny Danon (Likud), Uri Ariel (National Union), Aryeh Eldad (National Union) and Michael Ben Ari (National Union).

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