An Israeli soldier prays together with other worshippers inside Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank.
(photo credit: NIR ELIAS / REUTERS)
Some 1,500 worshipers arrived early morning Wednesday for prayers at the Tomb of Joseph in Nablus, according to media reports.
Included among the worshipers were a group of Likud members of Knesset and Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan. Rabbis and other public figures also took part.
According to security officials, the prayers took place without incident.
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