Daily Israel Report
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News Brief

  11/9/2012, Cheshvan 24, 5773

Thousands En Route to Hevron for Shabbat Chayei Sarah


Thousands of Jews are on their way to Hevron for the Sabbath containing the Torah portion in which Abraham bought the Me'arat Hamachpelah (Cave of the Patriarchs) as a burial place for his wife Sarah.

Increased police and army forces have deployed in the Judean city to provide security and prevent any unusual incidents.