- Apr 4, 2006
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- The Other Side of Paradise
Vandals painted two swastikas on Josephs Tomb in Nablus, the IDF reported on Thursday.
Soldiers discovered the swastikas when they went to the tomb on Wednesday night to prepare for the arrival of worshipers to the tomb in advance of Yom Kippur.
The IDF painted over the graffiti before the pilgrims arrived, but the vandalism was still evident and settlers publicized the incident, which comes after an arson attack on a mosque in the Beduin village of Tuba Zanghariya in the Upper Galilee.
In response to the vandalism at Josephs Tomb, right-wing politicians, settler leaders and activists called on the government to take back sovereignty in Nablus, which is located on the site of the biblical city of Shechem
Swastikas left at Joseph