During the night of 18 Kislev (Tuesday to Wednesday), soldiers from the Shomron regional Hagmar unit visited Kever Yosef for a first time in 18 years. They were accompanied by Shomron Regional Council leader Yossi Dagan.

Upon arrival, they were witness to the ongoing Arab vandalism of the holy site. In this case, one sees windows were broken out of their frames as well as other damage.

In this video, the soldiers are seen singing Hatikvah.