History of Hebron

8 American Students who were murdered in the 1929 Hebron Massacre

A Bond Sealed in Blood

Of the 24 students of the Slabodka yeshivah murdered in the Chevron massacre, eight of them were Americans. This is their story. They were the first group of American yeshivah bochurim to go learn in

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Illustration: Machpelah, Hebron, by Miss L. M. Cubley, 1860.

Succot in Hebron in 1853

A fascinating description of the Jewish quarter of Hebron, including synagogue services on Succot. Illustration: Machpelah, Hebron, by Miss L. M. Cubley, 1860. The following excerpts are from a book by Lucy Matilda Cubley, who

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PHOTO: Miriam Levinger and her husband Rabbi Moshe Levinger. Credit: Miri Tzachi.

In Memorium: Rabbanit Miriam Levinger

Pioneer of the revived Jewish Community of Hebron has passed at age 83. PHOTO: Miriam Levinger and her husband Rabbi Moshe Levinger. Credit: Miri Tzachi. Rabbanit Miriam Levinger, a pioneer in the reestablishment of the

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Hebron Quarantine in the 1840s

All visitors confined to quarantine in Hebron due to plague outbreak in Egypt. In the mid 1840s, a quarantine center was created in Hebron during the plague outbreak originating in Egypt and affecting other Mediterranean

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