Arabs vandalize Joshua's Altar on Mount Ebal


January 12, 2024

(JNS) — Arabs vandalized an archaeological site in Israel’s biblical heartland that millions of Jews and Christians revere as the location where Joshua built an altar, an Israeli NGO said on Thursday.

The reports of renewed damage to the site on Mount Ebal known as Joshua’s Altar, which is under joint control with the Palestinian Authority, highlights anew the need for the preservation, upkeep and safeguarding of Israeli archaeological sites in P.A.-controlled areas after decades of neglect.

Israeli activists from the Forum for the Struggle for Every Dunam who visited the site repo...

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