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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.

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

Hundreds of Israelis go to Cave of the Patriarchs with WZO for Slichot

Many also went to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City for Slichot, abiding by government COVID-19 restrictions.

Palestinian Islamic council: Israel undermining foundations of al-Aqsa Mosque

The Palestinian Supreme Fatwa Council renewed a ban on selling properties to Jews and issued a series of statements decrying the "Judaization" of Palestinian and Islamic sites.

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

IDF estimates Tomb of the Patriarchs elevator within six months

The project has been controversial both from an archaeology perspective and because of its intersection with the dynamics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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

Hebron's Tomb of Patriarchs elevator project to receive NIS 1.5 million

MK Moshe Gafni: "It is enormously important to allow public sites to be accessible to the disabled, even more so for a sacred place like the Tomb of the Patriarchs."

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

PA: Hanukkiah at Cave of Patriarchs constitutes a 'war crime'

A PA official has called on Palestinians to travel to the site to protect its Islamic identity.

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron

Tomb of the Patriarchs to be closed until end of Sukkot

Prayer services will continue at the seventh step area for those who live within one kilometer of the site.

01/10/2020
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