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Tappuah

(tăpyo͞o`ə), in the Bible. 1 Son of Hebron and eponym of Beth-tappuahBeth-tappuah
, in the Bible, town, c.4 mi W of Hebron, of which it was perhaps a colony; now called Taffuh (West Bank).
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. 2 Border town of Manasseh, probably c.5 mi (8.1 km) NW of Shiloh. An alternate form is En-tappuah. 3 Unidentified town, perhaps the same as Beth-tappuah or as (2.)
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Israeli forces shot a 19-year-old Palestinian girl after she allegedly attempted to stab a soldier near Za'tara checkpoint, known to Israelis as Tappuah.
The sources said that the Yitzhar Junction is an extremely dangerous spot, given it connects the northern parts of the West Bank and leads to the Tappuah Junction (Ztarah Junction), which splits the West Bank to northern and southern parts.
Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the Northern West Bank, told Ma'an that dozens of settlers gathered near Tappuah checkpoint South of Nablus and threw stones at Palestinian vehicles, completely destroying two cars and damaging dozens more on Monday.
Indeed, Begin asserted that there would be no freeze in settlement construction and that ten thousand people would move next year into the three thousand housing units which recently started being built in the West Bank, at a time when the mob from the Tappuah settlement was burning the mosque in the small defenseless village.
Tappuah settlers set fire to prayer carpets, copies of the QurAAEan and dozens of other holy Islamic texts, and spray-painted messages of hate.
Security forces used teargas to disperse hundreds of furious villagers who began marching to the nearby Israeli settlement of Tappuah after Palestinians blamed Tappuah settlers for the attack.
Burned pages of the Quran lay scattered on the mosque's torched carpet as Israelis from the settlement of Tappuah spray painted in large Hebrew letters "Get ready to pay the price," a statement referring to a recent government decision to curb settlement building, only in the West Bank and for only 10 months.
Al-Ayyam said that Israel seeks to legalize the settlement outpost of Tappuah Meirav in the northern West Bank district of Salfit.
This Tuesday morning a Palestinian man was shot and wounded after he allegedly rammed his car into a group of Israeli security personnel, injuring four, at Tappuah junction in the northern West Bank district of Nablus, as stated by the Israeli police.
Recently at Tappuah Junction (locally known as Za'atarah) during Ramadan, I was one of tens of Palestinians asked to step out of their cars to wait under the hot midday sun until our identity cards were checked.
This came several hours after another Palestinian from the town was handcuffed and detained at Zaatara military checkpoint, known to Israelis as Tappuah, south of Nablus.
Ramallah: Colonists of Yitzahr are currently setting up a new colony at the site of the stabbing of an Israeli by a Palestinian on Tappuah Junction near the West Bank cities of Nablus and Salfit.