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There's a well in present-day Shechem (Nablus) called "Jacob's Well." It has an Orthodox Christian church on top of it right now. I was wondering if there is any Jewish tradition that Jacob dug this particular well or if it's only a Christian religious site. (I'm aware that he buys land in Shechem in Bereshit 33:19, but it says nothing of digging a well there.)

Wikipedia lists a source that says Jewish tradition does associate this well with Jacob, but it's not a Jewish source. I've done a bit of research but can't find anything reliable – though I also don't know Hebrew.

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    Welcome to Mi Yodeya, Caroline. Interesting question. Hope to see you around. :) – Scimonster Dec 31 '14 at 8:02

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