Sunday, April 19, 2009

Kever Yehoshua ben Nun, tonight

The army is allowing Jews into the village just to the north of Ariel tonight for the yarzheit of Joshua. The village is also the location of the tombs of his father Nun, as well as other 'reconnaissance specialist' Caleb son of Yefuneh.

Opening time after 10pm until about 4:30 in the morning. Whoever is inside at the 'end', can stay for 'vatikin' shaharit prayers.

Best way is to drive/get a lift to the Ariel intersection and then walk in with the rest of the crowd. Warm weather, the last cancellation, and the earlier time mean many more people than past times, so don't feel initimidated by walking in to an Arab village at night.

You might want to take a prayer book/psalms because besides the brief sightseeing, there is really nothing else to do.


Rafi G. said...

you going? I plan on it... I am not sure about the vatikin part. it is only open until 4:30, and vatikin is much later....I have been there in the past for vatikin.

Rafi G. said...

I'd suggest we arrange a meet, but it is unlikely we will be there at the same time..

if you are interested email me israeli.jew at gmail dot com and I'll give you my cellphone number