Hebron

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

Portrait of Rabbi Miriam Levinger at her home in Makor Gideon, Hebron, West Bank, on March 8, 2016
Miriam Levinger, mother of Hebron’s Jewish community, passes away at 83

She was the kind of leader that comes about once in a hundred years

Peace will only come when the faiths of Jews and Arabs are acknowledged

“If religion is part of the problem, then it must necessarily be part of the solution.”

By YAKOV NAGEN
22/09/2020
Do we want to be alone?

The story of the Akeidah and Rosh Hashanah 5781.

By AARON KOLLER
17/09/2020
Border Police officers at outpost near Yitzhar, August 12, 2020
Border policemen who robbed, struck Palestinians released to house arrest

According to the indictment, the five Border policemen would routinely and violently rob and assault Palestinians who moved through the Meitar checkpoint near southern Hebron.

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.

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