History of Hebron

Rabbi Goren holding the Israeli flag as he liberated Hebron in June of 1967

The Return to Hebron, 1967

  Who was the first Israeli to return to Hebron in 1967? The Moslems in  control of the building refused to permit Jews into the Cave of the Machpela. Jews were allowed to pray outside,

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Inside Avraham Avinu Synagogue

Avraham Avinu Synagogue

The Abraham Avinu Synagogue (Hebrew: בית הכנסת על שם אברהם אבינו) was built by Hakham Malkiel Ashkenazi in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron in 1540. The domed structure represented the physical center of the Jewish

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History of Hebron

A Brief Overview of Hebron

Hebron, located 32 km. south of Jerusalem in the Judean hills, is the site of the oldest Jewish community in the world. The Book of Genesis relates that Abraham purchased the field where the Tomb

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