Joint IDF and ISA Operation Thwarts Terror Cell Attack on Joseph’s Tomb

Today, August 25, 2015, it has been cleared for release that a joint operation of the IDF and the Israel Security Agency (ISA) has led to the arrest of a terror cell plotting to commit an attack against Israeli civilians. The attack was meant to be on Joseph’s Tomb, a religious site in Nablus, commonly identified with Joseph’s biblical gravesite. The site is religiously significant to Jews and Christians alike.