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Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs
Joint List, Meretz MKs to host Knesset conference on ridding Hebron of Jews
Hebron is an ancient city making its introduction to Jewish tradition in the Torah, which records Abraham’s purchase of the Tomb of Machpelah as a burial site for his wife, Sarah. Though control of the city exchanged hands over the millenia, Hebron featured an almost continuous Jewish presence until the present day.
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.
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.
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.
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.