Hebron

Divided West Bank city. One of the four holiest citys in judaisem, home to 250,000 Palastenians and 100,000 Jewish settelers.

Communal leaders and activists tour Israel to repair societal division

The forum’s activities are taking place for 40 days over the course of the Jewish month of Elul and up until Yom Kippur.

Jews at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron
Palestinian leaders: Disabled access to Tomb of Patriarchs is 'war crime'

Israel plans to install an elevator at the site will allow easier access for Jewish and Muslim disabled visitors alike.

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron
Suspect with knife apprehended near Cave of the Patriarchs

Initial investigations indicate that the suspect came to the Cave of the Patriarchs with the intent to commit a terror attack.

Gun smugglers found with 20-year-old stolen weapon

An inspection of the vehicle found a Smith & Wesson pistol that had been stolen from an Israeli citizen's home in 2000.

30/08/2020
Major fire breaks out at Susya archaeological site in Hebron hills

The site features a unique 1,700 year-old synagogue. In the past decades, the area has been a focal point of tensions between the Palestinian and the Israeli population in the West Bank.

A member of medical staff swaps a Palestinian worker for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing, upo
How are coronavirus and a demolished building in Hebron connected?

Israel’s detractors will always believe the worst about it, or look at something that Israel is doing and take it to its most nefarious conclusion.

23/07/2020
IDF soldiers demolish the houses of the terrorists who killed 18-year-old Dvir Sorek. Nov. 28, 2019
Israel demolished Hebron car dealership, not 'COVID-19 center'

The structure was being built on a plot of land located in Area C, which is exclusively controlled by Israel.

West Bank wine tasting at Knesset, December 28, 2015
Dutch gov't to fine store selling wine from Hebron, labeled from Israel

The warning came during a July 10 inspection of the Israel Products Center, an importer and retail outfit run by the pro-Israel group Christians for Israel.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
16/07/2020
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