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David Wilder
David Wilder was born in New Jersey in 1954, and graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1976. He has been in Israel for over forty years. For over twenty years David Wilder worked with the Jewish Community of Hebron as English spokesman for the community, granting newspaper, television and radio interviews internationally. He has written hundreds of articles, appearing on Arutz Sheva, the Jerusalem Post and other publications. David is presently the Exec. Director of Eretz.Org. He conducts tours of Hebron's Jewish Community and meets with diverse groups, lecturing and answering questions. He occasionally travels abroad, speaking at various functions. He published, in English and Hebrew, Breaking the Lies, a booklet dealing with numerous issues concerning Hebron and Judea and Samaria. Additionally, David has published a number of ebooks of photographs and articles, available on Amazon or via www.davidwilder.org David Wilder is married to Ora, a 'Sabra,' for 38...


When is Machpela (the Isaac Hall) open to Jewish worshipers?

During the upcoming holiday season there are days when all of Ma'arat HaMachpela is open entirely to Jewish visitors, including the Isaac Hall, which is open to Jews only ten days a year.

These days include:

Rosh HaShana - Thursday and Friday - 1 - 2 Tishrei - 9-10/09/10
Aseret Yomi Tshuva - Monday - 6 Tishrei - 14/09/10
Yom Kippur - Shabbat - 10 Tishrei - 18/09/10
Succot: - Sunday and Monday - 18-19 Tishrei - 26-27/09/10

There are also days when the building is totally closed to Jewish visitors. This year the Arab month of Ramadan coincides with the Hebrew month of Elul, and there are a number of days during the next month when the site is inaccessible to Jewish visitors.

Friday 13.08.10
Friday 20.08.10
Friday 27.08.10
Friday 03.09.10
Shabbat 04.09.10
Thursday 09.09.10

To confirm these dates, email: info@machpela.com or call: 052-8990309.



The Merit of the Forefathers will Redeem the Sons

Selichot in Hebron

Remember the Covenant of Abraham

at Ma'arat HaMachpela

Rosh HaShana Eve

Transportation from Jerusalem

Tuesday night at 22:30 (10:30 PM)

From Shaulson Road, Har Nof (next to Yesh)
and also under the bridge between the Malcha Mall
and the Teddy Stadium

Call 052-2283-672 for details and reservations