Divided West Bank city. One of the four holiest citys in judaisem, home to 250,000 Palastenians and 100,000 Jewish settelers.
The forum’s activities are taking place for 40 days over the course of the Jewish month of Elul and up until Yom Kippur.
Israel plans to install an elevator at the site will allow easier access for Jewish and Muslim disabled visitors alike.
Initial investigations indicate that the suspect came to the Cave of the Patriarchs with the intent to commit a terror attack.
An inspection of the vehicle found a Smith & Wesson pistol that had been stolen from an Israeli citizen's home in 2000.
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.
Less powerful than Shin Bet, but formidable
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.
The structure was being built on a plot of land located in Area C, which is exclusively controlled by 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.