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Israel punishes the UN

Israel punishes the UN

Following UNESCO resolution on Hevron, Netanyahu cuts an additional $1 million from the membership funds that Israel pays to the UN.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/7/2017, 8:10 PM
Hotovely: A mark of shame for UNESCO

Hotovely: A mark of shame for UNESCO

Deputy FM Hotovely says newest UNESCO resolution is a 'mark of shame,' slams Arabs for trying to appropriate Jewish symbols.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 2:12 PM
Defense Minister: UNESCO is politically biased and anti-Semitic

Defense Minister: UNESCO is politically biased and anti-Semitic

Defense Minister Liberman says UNESCO's decision is irrelevant, calls on US to pull funding to UNESCO.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 1:48 PM
Another PA deception at UNSECO thwarted

Another PA deception at UNSECO thwarted

UNESCO resolution of Hevron brings report critical of PA position, but only mentions one line critical of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2017, 8:00 PM
UNESCO to award heritage site to convicted mass murderer

UNESCO to award heritage site to convicted mass murderer

Hevron terrorist-mayor tells how he tried to kill Israelis, planned attack for 8 months. Will he manage one of Israel's holiest sites?Chana Roberts, 7/5/2017, 3:39 PM
US to UNESCO: the PA lies

US to UNESCO: the PA lies

US Ambassador to the UN warns against adoption of PA resolution on Cave of the Patriarchs which would deny Jewish connection to holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2017, 10:46 PM
'The Palestinians are rewriting history'

'The Palestinians are rewriting history'

MK Sharren Haskel visits Hevron, urges UNESCO to reject resolution declaring Cave of the Patriarchs a Palestinian heritage site.Hezki Baruch, 7/3/2017, 4:38 AM
'A shame: This never would have happened in America'

'A shame: This never would have happened in America'

Leader of New York Bukharan Jewish community visits Cave of the Patriarchs, site where Elor Azariya shot terrorist.Eliran Aharon, 6/27/2017, 9:34 PM
Stabbing attack foiled near Hevron

Stabbing attack foiled near Hevron

Terrorist surprised by Border Police officers near Cave of the Patriarchs, dropping the knife with which she intended to carry out attack.Ido Ben Porat, 6/12/2017, 11:25 PM
Knife-wielding terrorist arrested in Hevron

Knife-wielding terrorist arrested in Hevron

Female Arab terrorist with knife arrested near the Cave of the Patriarchs.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/30/2017, 7:04 PM
Stabbing attack foiled in Hevron

Stabbing attack foiled in Hevron

Border Police officers arrest suspicious Arab at Cave of the Patriarchs, find knife on his body.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/31/2017, 8:17 PM
Why is the Cave of Mahpela not accessible to the disabled?

Why is the Cave of Mahpela not accessible to the disabled?

New inspection structure is liable to pose considerable difficulties for Jews entering the Cave.Mordechai Sones, 3/28/2017, 10:47 PM
Habima actors stop at Cave of the Patriarchs

Habima actors stop at Cave of the Patriarchs

Habima actors make second appearance in Kiryat Arba-Hevron, set date for next play.Shimon Cohen, 3/22/2017, 8:10 AM
'No one can cut us off from our heritage'

'No one can cut us off from our heritage'

Shas Secretary-General tours Hevron, promises to work for Jewish community there and to ensure the continuation of Jewish heritage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2017, 8:59 PM
Insights on the parsha: Chayei Sara

Insights on the parsha: Chayei Sara

Life cycles, yichus and the second son.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 11/23/2016, 7:40 AM
Attempted terror attack in Hevron

Attempted terror attack in Hevron

Terrorist had planned stabbing attack against IDF soldiers in Hevron to avenge death of relative killed during stabbing attack.Orly Harari, 8/27/2016, 8:10 PM
'We vow to beautify the Cave of the Patriarchs'

'We vow to beautify the Cave of the Patriarchs'

Arabs steal mezuzah from Cave of the Patriarchs, but the Jewish community in Hevron says it will replace it with a more beautiful one.Eliran Aharon, 6/27/2016, 3:16 AM
Watch: Inspiring Passover prayers in Hevron

Watch: Inspiring Passover prayers in Hevron

Jewish pride in the city of the forefathers: Hundreds of Jews from across Israel pack Cave of Patriarchs for special musical prayer service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2016, 9:59 AM
Stabbing thwarted in Hevron, none injured

Stabbing thwarted in Hevron, none injured

Security forces apprehend female terrorist with a knife at Cave of the Patriarchs.Tova Dvorin, 12/22/2015, 10:32 AM
Stabbing in Hevron, 1 injured

Stabbing in Hevron, 1 injured

Terrorist stabbed man visiting Jewish holy site; security forces eliminated him at the scene.Tova Dvorin, 12/7/2015, 4:14 PM
3 Palestinians arrested on security charges today

3 Palestinians arrested on security charges today

Man shot while trying to break through checkpoint. Two others caught with knives.Uzi Baruch, 11/21/2015, 8:39 PM
Why travel 6,000 miles to Hevron?

Why travel 6,000 miles to Hevron?

Thousands defied Arab terror to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei Sara; one American pilgrim explains why he's not afraid.Eliran Aharon, 11/9/2015, 2:19 PM
Egyptian and PA Reports Provoke Trouble

Egyptian and PA Reports Provoke Trouble

Who needs to incite when you can simply provoke? Egyptian, PA agencies term Defense Minister's visit in Hevron as a "break-in."Hillel Fendel, 8/14/2015, 1:13 AM
Ya'alon Visit to Hevron Nearly Sparks Riot

Ya'alon Visit to Hevron Nearly Sparks Riot

Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel forcibly removed from the site after he shouted at, physically approached Defense Minister.Ornit Etzer, 8/11/2015, 10:32 AM
Hevron Clashes as Muslims Disrupt Jewish Prayers

Hevron Clashes as Muslims Disrupt Jewish Prayers

Jewish youths, police clash after muezzin repeatedly disrupts Jewish prayers, triggering angry response.Ari Soffer, 7/26/2015, 4:35 PM
Jibril Rajoub Tries to 'Pray' at Jewish Site

Jibril Rajoub Tries to 'Pray' at Jewish Site

Worshippers at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron chased away an unwanted guest – Jibril Rajoub, a top Palestinian Authority terrorist.Yaakov Levi, 5/7/2015, 1:12 AM
PA Slams 'Judaization' of 'Islamic' Hevron

PA Slams 'Judaization' of 'Islamic' Hevron

The Cave of the Patriarchs is a 'pure Islamic site,' the PA's 'religious affairs minister' claims Sunday.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 3/15/2015, 8:50 AM
Hamas Activist Threatens Chabad Emissary in Hevron

Hamas Activist Threatens Chabad Emissary in Hevron

Chabad Emissary Rabbi Yitzhak Naimark says Hamas-identified Arab from Hevron threatening him for work with IDF soldiers in the area.Haim Lev, 3/1/2015, 12:55 PM
Hevron Jews to PM: Don't Be Afraid to Visit Cave

Hevron Jews to PM: Don't Be Afraid to Visit Cave

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu should not hesitate to visit the Machpelah Cave, despite threats, said members of the Hevron community.Moshe Cohen, 2/15/2015, 5:55 PM
Arab with Knife Arrested Near Cave of Patriarchs

Arab with Knife Arrested Near Cave of Patriarchs

Border Police officers arrest a 40-year-old Arab from Hevron after finding a large knife in his possession.Yishai Karov and Ben Ariel, 1/1/2015, 12:12 AM
Knife Wielding Arab Caught Near Hevron

Knife Wielding Arab Caught Near Hevron

Border Police officers arrest suspicious Arab near the Cave of the Patriarchs, find a knife in his possession.Uzi Baruch, 11/13/2014, 12:42 AM
A Place of Rest

A Place of Rest

The purchase in Hevron taught two lessons. Moshe Kempinski, 11/12/2014, 10:08 PM
Thousands Gather for Sukkot in Hevron

Thousands Gather for Sukkot in Hevron

Masses flock to Cave of the Patriarchs for major holiday - and are undeterred by first rains of the season.Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 10:40 AM
Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs - Pictures

Selichot at the Cave of the Patriarchs - Pictures

Thousands of Jewish worshippers flock to one of Judaism's holiest sites for pre-Yom Kippur prayers of penitence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2014, 11:46 AM
Watch: Rabbi Lau Leads Prayer for Kidnapped Teens

Watch: Rabbi Lau Leads Prayer for Kidnapped Teens

The Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel led a prayer rally for the safety of the three kidnapped teens at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron.Hezki Baruch, 6/20/2014, 1:14 AM
100s Pray for Missing Students at Kotel, Hevron

100s Pray for Missing Students at Kotel, Hevron

Hundreds prayed Saturday night at the Kotel for the safe return of the three yeshiva students who were kidnapped by terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 6/15/2014, 6:05 AM
Arabs Take Over Courtyard of Beit HaMachpela

Arabs Take Over Courtyard of Beit HaMachpela

Hevron’s Beit HaMachpela apartment building, located at the foot of Cave of the Patriarchs, is once again amid controversy.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/10/2013, 9:13 AM
Rabbinic Outrage Over Cave of Patriarchs Vandalism

Rabbinic Outrage Over Cave of Patriarchs Vandalism

A leading rabbi in the government has expressed outrage over destruction of Jewish holy articles at the Cave of the Patriarchs by Muslims.Chana Ya'ar, 7/14/2013, 12:07 PM
Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to Hevron

Report: Piron Cancels School Trips to Hevron

Education Minister Shai Piron has decided to cancel a program started by his predecessor and meant to encourage school visits to Hevron.Elad Benari, 7/11/2013, 12:13 AM
Israel Expels Three Foreign Leftist Rioters

Israel Expels Three Foreign Leftist Rioters

Israel expelled three foreign leftist activists who, along with Israeli leftists and PA Arabs, rioted near the Cave of the Patriarchs.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/22/2013, 9:36 PM
Hamas: Lieberman 'Defiled' Cave of Patriarchs

Hamas: Lieberman 'Defiled' Cave of Patriarchs

Hamas condemns former Foreign Minister Lieberman's visit to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron, saying his visit "defiled" the compound.Elad Benari, 1/15/2013, 12:16 AM
Video: Dancing at Cave of the Patriarchs Main Hall

Video: Dancing at Cave of the Patriarchs Main Hall

For the first time in many years the Yitzchak Hall in Hebron was open for Jews on the night after Simchat Torah. Watch the 2nd Night HakafotYoni Kempinski, 10/10/2012, 3:44 AM
'Jewish Return to Hevron is Forever'

'Jewish Return to Hevron is Forever'

MK Moshe Ya'alon assured settlers Wednesday during a visit to Hevron that the Jewish return to the city of the Patriarchs is “forever.”Chana Ya'ar, 10/4/2012, 1:51 PM
PA to Seek UNESCO Recognition for More Sites

PA to Seek UNESCO Recognition for More Sites

Following its success with the Church of the Nativity, PA will seek to have additional religious sites recognized by UNESCO.Elad Benari, 7/4/2012, 6:46 AM
MK: 'Rescue Arab Property Seller from PA'

MK: 'Rescue Arab Property Seller from PA'

MK Uri Ariel has called on the government to rescue the former Arab owner who sold a property to Jews near the Cave of the Patriarchs.Chana Ya'ar, 3/29/2012, 3:37 PM
Rabbi Dov Lior: Beit HaMachpela Legally Purchased

Rabbi Dov Lior: Beit HaMachpela Legally Purchased

The Chief Rabbi of Kiryat Arba-Hevron visited a new Jewish home next to the Cave of the Patriarchs Thursday, saying the purchase was legal.Chana Ya'ar, 3/29/2012, 3:33 PM
Jews Move Into House Near Cave of Patriarchs

Jews Move Into House Near Cave of Patriarchs

A group of Jews has moved into a house in Hevron near the Cave of the Machpela (Patriarchs), after buying it from an Arab owner.Chana Ya'ar, 3/29/2012, 11:19 AM
Video: Women Pray for Jonathan Pollard

Video: Women Pray for Jonathan Pollard

Esther Pollard leads moving prayer service in the Cave of the Patriarchs for the release of Jonathan Pollard and for the strength of Israel.Elad Benari, 9/15/2011, 5:44 AM
Torah Scroll Placed in Cave of Patriarchs

Torah Scroll Placed in Cave of Patriarchs

Yisrael Bareli donated a Torah scroll to be placed in the Cave of Patriarchs in Hevron. Watch a video from the special ceremony.Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 4:15 AM
Video: Exodus to Israel, not PA

Video: Exodus to Israel, not PA

Thousands of Israeli flocked to Hevron to celebrate the Passover holiday. Cabinet minister Katz: This is the answer to leftists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/24/2011, 11:46 AM
IDF Foils Purim Terror Attack

IDF Foils Purim Terror Attack

Israeli soldiers foiled an attempted Arab terrorist attack on Jewish visitors on Purim in Hevron. In Gaza, terrorist group says it fired mortars.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/21/2011, 11:12 AM
Envoys to Cave of Patriarchs

Envoys to Cave of Patriarchs

Foreign Ministry strengthening status of the Cave of Patriarchs: foreign ambassadors, Israeli diplomats and cadets will visit the tomb in Hevron. Gil Ronen, 2/24/2011, 6:16 PM
PA Places Arabs in Jewish Hevron

PA Places Arabs in Jewish Hevron

Palestinian Authority is housing hundreds of Arabs in the heart of the Jewish population in Hevron. Spokesman: This is a dangerous precedent.Elad Benari, 2/21/2011, 5:15 AM
Exhibit: Hevron’s Jewish History

Exhibit: Hevron’s Jewish History

Cave of the Patriarch's Visitors' Center presents showcase of photographs documenting Hevron’s rich Jewish history from 1967 to the present.Elad Benari, 1/24/2011, 7:07 AM
Rabbi Pinto Visits Machpelah

Rabbi Pinto Visits Machpelah

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, on a visit to Israel, stops by the Cave of Machpelah.Elad Benari, 12/21/2010, 11:03 AM
PA Building 'Terror Neighborhood

PA Building 'Terror Neighborhood

The Jews of Hevron are aghast: PA building a neighborhood for freed terrorists next to the Cave of Patriarchs, on Israeli turf.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2010, 9:07 PM