Such widespread hatred for the Jews can only be explained in a spiritual sense
Disturbances broke out as the worshippers entered the tomb, as rioters burned tires and threw stones at IDF forces. The soldiers responded with riot dispersal means.
A Palestinian man who threw a firebomb at a Border Police post outside a military court in the northern West Bank was shot and then arrested.
Palestinian reports said two Palestinian security officials were wounded during the exchange.
According to security officials, the prayers took place without incident.
Plans are afoot for a rail line in the northern West Bank, extending eventually to the south.
All four of the suspects, including the smuggler, were from Nablus, also known by the Biblical name of Shechem.
The Palestinian woman was on her way home with her husband and daughter when their car was suddenly pelted with stones.
According to the military, children are behind many cases of stone throwing
"Israel, with all its challenges, is still a thriving democracy," said Rabbi Fred Greene. "There are people within Ramat HaNegev who are advocating" for minorities and protesting government action.