News Briefs

  Cheshvan 24, 5773 , 09/11/12

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.

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