New Archeology Discovered in Tel Hebron

Im Tirtzu college student organization pose on the steps of the Ma'arah HaMachepela (Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs)

Just in time for Parshat Chayei Sarah, archaeologists uncover ancient mikvah, Jewish house in Hebron.  (Photo: Veteran Jewish community leader joins group in Hebron.) The Tel Hebron (Tel Hevron) / Admot Yishai neighborhood continues to reveal a treasure trove of archaeological artifacts dating back thousands of years. The most recent excavations were once again conducted … Read more

30,000 Attend Hebron Passover Festival 2016, Celebrate 50th Anniversary

MK Ayelet Shaked speaks in front of the Tomb of the Patriarchs (Maarah Hamachpela) addressing the crowd at the 2016 Passover Music festival

A rocking concert, an impassioned speech in Arabic and memories of the first modern Passover in Hebron (Photo: Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks in front of the Tomb of Machpela on Monday.) Approximately thirty thousand people participated in the annual Passover music festival in Hebron held in front of the Tomb of Machpela, burial site … Read more

Thousands of Israelis Visit Biblical City of Hebron Last Weekend to Honor Matriarch

Hebron Community on the steps of the Tomb of the Patriarchs

Continuing an annual tradition, thousands of Israelis spent the past week’s Sabbath of “Shabbat Chayei Sarah,” in the ancient Biblical city of Hebron. On “Shabbat Chayei Sarah,” the Jewish community across the world reads the portion of the Patriarch Abraham purchasing the Cave of Machpelah, located in Hebron, to bury his deceased wife Sarah. “I … Read more

Israeli President Rivlin visits Hebron

President Reuven Rivlin views an touching exhibit about Hebron's fallen heroes

For First Time in 17 Years, Israeli President Visits Hebron in Recognition of Jewish Roots There By Danielle Reisman The President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, made hisfirst official appearancein the Biblical city of Hebron on Monday at the dedication ceremony of the Hebron Heritage Museum. President Rivlin’s visit was the first by an Israeli president … Read more