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Shechem

Shechem

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Amidst the mountains of Shomron (Samaria) is a four-thousand year old city named Shechem. Very few biblical locales have as rich a history as this storied city. In fact, when the first Jew arrived in the Holy Land, Shechem was his first stop. In this city, also known as Nablus, lie the remains of Joseph, viceroy of Egypt. Today, modern-day Jewish heroes struggle to maintain a Jewish presence in Shechem and Joseph's Tomb.



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