History of Hebron

(PHOTO: A copy of the 1807 deed and other historic photos are displayed on the walls of the empty Mitzpe Shalhevet building. Temporary tables and chair are set up for the Shabbat Chayei Sarah weekend.)
History of Hebron

History of Wholesale Market in Hebron

Purchased in 1807, the neighborhood may finally be redeveloped after a controversial expulsion. It began in modern times with the murder of a baby. The incessant shooting attacks from the Abu Sneinah hills into the

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(Painting: The Grapes of Canaan, c. 1896-1902, by James Tissot, a French painter who visited Israel. Credit: Wiki Commons / The Jewish Museum)
History of Hebron

Caleb Visits Hebron (with Video)

Joshua and Caleb were in the minority of the twelve scouts in encouraging the Jewish nation to return to the Land of Israel. In the weekly Torah portion of Shlach, Moses sent the twelve scouts

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Memorial for Gadi and Dina Levy
History of Hebron

A Tribute to Gadi and Dina Levy

May 17th, 2018, marks 15 years since Gadi and his pregnant wife Dina Levy were murdered by a terrorist on King David Street (Shuhada Street) Hebron. Hebron resident Elimelech Karzen wrote about the memorial that

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The Slumbers of Hebron

The Midrash says: And I will remember my covenant with Jacob. This is what the Psalmist is referring to when he said: ”You took the vine from Egypt, etc.”( Psalms 80:9) Just like the vine

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

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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