Hebron

Divided West Bank city. One of the four holiest citys in judaisem, home to 250,000 Palastenians and 100,000 Jewish settelers.
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Herzog's Hanukkah in Hebron is about tradition, not politics - comment

The Left is yet to internalize that if it wants to influence policy in Israel, it needs to win over the hearts and minds of mainstream Israel, not The Guardian or Columbia University.

28/11/2021

Israel's ties to Hebron undeniable, Herzog says at Cave of Patriarchs

Palestinians and Israeli left-wing politicians and activists protested the president's decision to visit the city.

Palestinians, IDF clash in Hebron after Herzog's candle-lighting

Violence between Palestinians and IDF forces came after President Isaac Herzog lit the first Hanukkah candle at the Cave of the Patriarchs.

President Isaac Herzog's controversial candle lighting

Herzog may have thought that lighting the first Hanukka candle in the Cave of the Patriarchs where Abraham, Sarah, Isaac and Jacob are buried, would be a symbolic act of unity.

KKL stops funding legal costs for seizure of Palestinian building in Hebron

A Hebron settler group obtained payments from KKL towards a court guarantee it was required to pay, but remaining payments could not be made following a KKL legal opinion.

Why Hebron is in my heart

Every Jew needs to go at least once to Hebron, and if you go on the Shabbat of Parashat Chayei Sarah, even better.

By HADASSAH CHEN
04/11/2021

Hebron property dispute between Palestinians, settlers, causing controversy in KKL

The dispute surrounds the ownership of a residential building known as Beit Bakri in Hebron which was seized from its Palestinian owners by settler groups in the city in the early 2000s.

Fmr. MK draws weapon after attack by Jewish youth in Hebron - report

Former MK Uzi Dayan reportedly drew a weapon after he was attacked by Jewish youth during Parshat Chayei Sarah events in Hebron.

View of the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron on December 2, 2020.

Parashat Chayei Sarah: Learning how to converse

Every word and every sentence in the dialogues that appear in the parasha is there to teach us how to operate in a holy way.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
29/10/2021
Hebron

Construction of contested Hebron compound has begun

The construction of a 31-unit Hebron residential building meant for Jews and two smaller structures has begun, after a district court struck down a Peace Now and Hebron Municipality appeal.

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