Wajeeh Nuseibeh, a Muslim whose family has opened and closed the Holy Sepulcher since the Ottoman era closing the doors of the church of Holy sepulchre in old city East Jerusalem Israel. The custody of the door and the key for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is entrusted to two Muslim families (Nuseibeh and Judeh) and it has been like this for centuries.

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Wajeeh Nuseibeh, a Muslim whose family has opened and closed the Holy Sepulcher since the Ottoman era closing the doors of the church of Holy sepulchre in old city East Jerusalem Israel. The custody of the door and the key for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is entrusted to two Muslim families (Nuseibeh and Judeh) and it has been like this for centuries.
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Each day the opening and closing of the Church repeats itself in a complex “ritual”. The custody of the door and the key for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is entrusted to two Muslim families (Nuseibeh and Judeh).

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