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Hebron observer force fails to meet its own code of ethics, official says
Former chief financial officer for the Temporary International Presence in Hebron says the organization is tainted with corruption, anti-Israel bias • Fifteen MKs urge Netanyahu to end TIPH's mandate, say observers undermine Israel's interests.
IDF stops Arab attempt to stab soldier in Kiryat Arba
Kiryat Arba is the sister-city of neighboring Hebron, a flashpoint city that just this past Shabbat hosted a record-breaking 40,000 Jews.
Israel renews efforts to end international observer mission in Hebron
“The mission has become a hostile presence on the ground; it sees itself solely as a critic of the IDF, while blatantly ignoring Palestinian terrorist activity in the area,” says Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely.
Israeli soldier, lightly injured, kills Arab stabber in Hebron
The attack took place on the road to the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs inside the Jewish community.
Israel approves building 31 new homes in Hebron
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved a plan to build a new housing complex for the Jewish community of Hebron, the first major building project in the city in two decades.
Bashing Israel, UNESCO also calls tombs part of ‘Occupied Palestinian territory’
Some analysts called the decisions a continuation of a longtime anti-Israel policy at UNESCO, which included resolutions rejecting Israel’s connection to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.
Danon denounces UNESCO’s latest anti-Israel decisions
Israel slammed the PX Commission of the Executive Board of UNESCO as it adopted resolutions titled “Occupied Palestine,” which declared the tombs of Jewish ancestors integral parts of “Occupied Palestinian territory.”
Netanyahu slams UNESCO as being anti-Semitic, boycotts conference in New York
The Israeli premier said the organization “must do more than host a conference on anti-Semitism. It must stop practicing anti-Semitism.”
Shin Bet uncovers extensive Hamas network in Hebron
Covert women transferred messages, instructions and finances to Hamas operatives, in addition to disseminating online information, organizing at mosques and helping prisoners’ families.
Hebron Jewish community calls on Netanyahu to throw out international observers
Security-camera footage shows a member of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron slashing the car tires of a Jewish resident. Another member recently slapped a 10-year-old Jewish boy.
Swiss ambassador issues lukewarm apology to Hebron Jews after activist slaps child
Footage showed a member of the Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) attacking the boy, who had approached the group as they took a tour organized by the controversial Breaking the Silence organization, which is critical of the IDF.
Bomb near Tomb of the Patriarchs detonated by police
Border police stationed outside of the ancient historic and religious site in Hebron noticed the suspicious device and scrambled sappers to the area, clearing it of all civilians.
To Michael Chabon, from biblical Hebron
The Jewish community of Hebron does not “gaze out in scorn” at our Arab neighbors. We have many friends and colleagues among the Arab community—those who reject jihad.
Israeli private Azaria released from prison after nine months
Private Elor Azaria, whose trial for shooting a downed terrorist caused a raging debate about the duty and rights of Israeli soldiers, was released from prison on Tuesday morning.
Jews expand presence in Hebron, naming buildings after biblical matriarchs
A group of 15 Jewish families in Hebron took up residence in two buildings situated near the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, which they have named the House of Rachel and the House of Leah.