The tomb of the figure Joseph, son of Jacob who according to biblical accounts, was sold into slavery as a boy but then rose to become one of the most influential figures in ancient Egypt, second only to the pharaoh has gone up in flames. The tomb is located in the city of Nablus, in the West Bank in an area under the jurisdiction of the Palestinian authority is considered by the Jews as a holy site.
The conflict that has Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank has recently been engulfed in violence that has claimed the lives of 34 Palestinians and seven Israelis.
May God Almighty restore peace in these areas and other parts of the world.
May the soul of the victims rest in peace. Amen