The Messiah had to travel through Samaria on his way from Galilee to Jerusalem. In Sychar, there was a plot owned by the Jewish forefather Joseph. When did this piece of Real Estate become non-Jewish? Was it during Roman occupation at the time Messiah walked on Earth? Or was it under the Ottoman occupation from 1517 to 1917? The Jewish property was not returned during the British occupation that ended in 1948. The Jews had to wait until the Jordanian occupation ended in 1967.