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      Blessings from Hebron
      by David Wilder
      Personal Reflections on Hebron, Eretz Yisrael, Friends, Family and anything else that comes to mind.
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      David Wilder was born in New Jersey in the USA in 1954, and graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BA in History and teacher certification in 1976. He spent 1974-75 in Jerusalem at the Hebrew University and returned to Israel upon graduation.

      For over eighteen years David Wilder has worked with the Jewish Community of Hebron. He is the English spokesman for the community, granting newspaper, television and radio interviews internationally. He initiated the Hebron internet project, including email lists of over 15,000 subscribers who receive regular news and commentaries from Hebron in English and Hebrew. David is responsible and continues to update the Hebron web sites, portraying various facets of Hebron, utilizing text, audio, video and pictures. He conducts tours of Hebron's Jewish Community and occasionally travels abroad, speaking at Hebron functions.

      David Wilder is married to Ora, a 'Sabra,' for 35 years. They lived in Kiryat Arba for 17 years and have resided at Beit Hadassah in Hebron for the past 15 years. They have seven children and many grandchildren.

      Links to sites David recommends:
      www.davidwilder.net
      www.hebron.com (English)
      www.hebron.org.il (Hebrew)
      www.machpela.com
      www.ohrshlomo.org (Hebrew)
      www.ohrshalom.net (Hebrew)
      www.womeningreen.org
      www.zoa.org
      (others to be added)

      Elul 4, 5769, 8/24/2009

      Honorary Hebron citizenship - 80 years after Tarpat


      80 years after the 1929-Tarpat massacre
      The Jewish Community of Hebron Lives and Thrives

      You too can be a member ot Hebron's Jewish Community!
      This is the true response to Arab terror
      of 1929 and Arab terror today

      On August 24, 1929 Arab terror, incited by Haj Amin el-Husseini
      killed 67 Jews and injured over 70.
      Three days later the survivors were expelled by the then ruling British.

      Today, 80 years later, you can be a member of Hebron's Jewish community
      Become an honorary citizen of the Jewish Community of Hebron.

      In order to receive this beautiful certificate and have your name placed on the list
      "Citizens of Hebron"

      Please send a minimum donation of $50
      via our secure donation page:
      https://pro29.abac.com/hebron/english/donate.php

      or to

      The Hebron Fund
      1760 Ocean Ave
      Brooklyn, New York 11230
      USA

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      On the 18th of Elul - Monday Sept. 7
      A state memorial will be conducted at 5:00 PM
      at the ancient Jewish cemetery in Hebron 
      for the 133 Jews murdered throughout Israel
      during the Aug. 1929 riots

      Details will be forthcoming.

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      See David Wilder's Oped feature: 'Mr. Obama, Hebron is an eternal home for Jews' in today's Christian Science Monitor - www.alturl.com/rfck