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        3/27/2013, Nisan 16, 5773

      Old City of Hevron Attracts 15,000 Visitors


      Over 15,000 people visited Hevron on Wednesday and more are expected on Thursday. The Hall of Rebecca and Hall of Isaac are open to the public. The halls are located in the ancient Cave of Machpelah complex. Visitors took part in sightseeing tours of the historic city including the Tomb of Otniel and modern sites such as the Hevron College.

      On Thursday the event will continue with musical performances from top name acts. New York based singer Lipa Schmeltzerwill headline the concert along with local musicians Haim Israel, Udi Davidi, the Kinderlach, Yishai Lapidot, Amiran Dvir, Benyamin Landau, Nadav Gilad, Ohad Mashiach and more.