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Hebron Fundraiser Supports City of Abraham Amid New COVID Wave

Hebron bounced back from the closures and lockdowns of last year but the coronavirus pandemic is still causing economic hardships.

Fundraiser Supports City of Abraham Amid COVID Wave

Jewish Hebron hit hard by COVID-19 but moving forward

Even heroes need heroes. The pioneering Jewish community of Hebron looks toward future projects while dealing with today’s challenges.

Jewish Hebron hit hard by COVID-19 but moving forwardplayer

Further to DM's directive: Expropriation order signed to renovate Cave of Patriarchs

Project to include constructing elevator near Cave of Patriarchs and access path to enable disabled access from parking lot to site plaza.

Expropriation order signed to renovate Cave of Patriarchsplayer

PA claims Israel fabricates Islamic stabbings despite video of attack

PA denies attempted stabbing seen in video at Cave of Patriarchs checkpoint when Islamic operative attempted to smuggle knife inside.

PA claims Israel fabricates Islamic stabbings despite videoplayer

'Every house purchased here is bringing life back to Hevron'

Arutz Sheva speaks to Aryeh Gottlieb, a new resident to Hevron.

'Every house purchased here is bringing life back to Hevron'player

'We live here 40 years and now we are 90 families in Hevron'

Arutz Sheva speaks to Ruth Himzi, founding member of the Jewish community in Hevron.

'We live here 40 years and now we are 90 families in Hevron'player

'In the beginning we had to live in the army compound'

Exclusive interview with Rabanit Miriam Levinger, one of the first Jewish residents to return to Hevron.

'In the beginning we had to live in the army compound'player

Pencil case, notebook, and knife: Arrested in Hevron

15-year-old Muslim arrested near Cave of Patriarchs after knife discovered in backpack.

Pencil case, notebook, and knife: Arrested in Hevron

Rabbi Yosef: Full gender separation in Cave of the Patriarchs

Rishon LeZion publishes letter signed by rabbis Dov Lior, Avigdor Neventzal, Shmuel Rabinowitz calling for strict separation in cave.

Rabbi Yosef: Full gender separation in Cave of the Patriarchs

Jews enter two new houses in Hevron

Residents of Jewish community enter two houses adjacent to Tomb of Patriarchs: 'An historic step in redeeming the Land.'

Jews enter two new houses in Hevron

Stabbing attack foiled near Tomb of the Patriarchs

3 Arab women nabbed carrying knives at entrance to Hevron holy site.

Stabbing attack foiled near Tomb of the Patriarchs

Arab teen nabbed with knife near Hevron holy site

Border Police catch Arab teen attempting to enter Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hevron with a concealed knife.

Arab teen nabbed with knife near Hevron holy site

35,000 Jews spend Shabbat in Hevron

Kiryat Arba, Hevron streets fill with caravans and tents as Jews from Israel and the Diaspora gather for Shabbat.

35,000 Jews spend Shabbat in Hevron

Hevron man caught with knife - in his sock

Arab resident of Hevron arrested after attempting to sneak knife past Israeli guards at holy site.

Hevron man caught with knife - in his sock

IDF: Go and have fun, we're protecting you

Tens of thousands flood Hevron over the Chol Hamoed holiday under the watchful IDF soldiers.

IDF: Go and have fun, we're protecting you

Thousands celebrate Sukkot in Hevron

Despite rain, thousands celebrate holiday in Hevron, including prayer services in the Tomb of the Patriarchs.

Thousands celebrate Sukkot in Hevronplayer

Arab arrested with knife at entrance to Tomb of Patriarchs

Border Police arrest Arab teen attempting to enter Hevron holy site with concealed knife.

Arab arrested with knife at entrance to Tomb of Patriarchs

Latest UNESCO resolution targets Hevron, Jerusalem

Israel scrambles to block PA-backed resolution declaring Tomb of the Patriarchs a 'Muslim shrine', denying Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem.

Latest UNESCO resolution targets Hevron, Jerusalem

Watch: Justice Minister Shaked tours Hevron, promises to build

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Jewish Home) toured Hevron, saying 'in ten days time all excuses will be gone. We must build and build.'

Watch: Justice Minister Shaked tours Hevron, promises to buildplayer

Live: Thousands in Hevron for Pesach celebrations

After tens of thousands attend Priestly Blessing in Jerusalem, celebrations move to the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron.

Watch Live: Thousands in Hevron for Pesach celebrationsplayer

Hevron's Jews: We Expected Better Treatment

Jews will only be allowed into the Yitzchak Hall of the Cave of Patriarchs on Yom Kippur Eve, not on Yom Kippur itself.

Hevron's Jews: We Expected Better Treatment

Video: Arab Vandalizes Cave of Machpelah Mezuza

Security footage clearly shows the vandal in action.

Video: Arab Vandalizes Cave of Machpelah Mezuzaplayer

Again: Cave of Machpelah Mezuzah Torn Out

The desecration was caught on security camera footage and suspects were detained.

Again: Cave of Machpelah Mezuzah Torn Out

Hevron: Muslims Desecrate Jewish Holy Site

Tomb of the Patriarchs is Judaism's second holiest site.

Hevron: Muslim Worshippers Desecrate Jewish Holy Site

Singer Calls for Messiah in Hevron Appearance

Amir Benayoun sings his hit 'Standing at the Gate,' directed at the Messiah, outside Cave of Machpelah.

Singer Calls for Messiah in Hevron Appearanceplayer

Islamists: Bennett 'Defiled' Cave of Patriarchs

Al Aqsa Foundation unhappy with Bayit Yehudi tour of Hevron.

Islamists: Bennett 'Defiled' Cave of Patriarchs

Hevron: Arab Woman Arrested in Stabbing Attempt

20 year old squirts pepper spray at Border Police, admits she wanted to stab a soldier.

Hevron: Arab Woman Arrested in Stabbing Attempt

Border Police Officer Stabbed in Hevron

A Border Police officer was lightly wounded in a Hevron stabbing attack; terrorist shot, resuscitated

Border Police Officer Stabbed at Cave of Patriarchs

Photo Essay in Hevron: ‘Let Jews Live Here’

Thousands of Jews are visiting Hevron during Passover and signing a petition demanding that Jews be allowed to live in a home they bought.

Photo Essay in Hevron: ‘Let Jews Live Here’  player

Fire in Machpela Cave

Cave was emptied of worshipers for 30 minutes as Border Police put out the blaze. No one hurt, no serious damage.

Fire in Machpela Cave

Cave of Machpela, Rachel's Tomb 'Not Neglected'

Ministerial Committee for Heritage Program approves 13 projects at cost of NIS 72.5M.

Cave of Machpela, Rachel's Tomb 'Won't Be Neglected'

Is Israel Conceding Rachel's Tomb as PA Site?

The PA wants UNESCO to declare the Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb as its heritage sites. Israel is excluding them from its own list.

Is Israel Conceding Rachel's Tomb as PA Heritage Site?

Video: Hevron Festival Draws Thousands

Shlomo Katz, Yishai Lapidot, Yosef Chaim Shwekey and more were on hand at the annual 2-day Hevron Sukkot Festival.

Video & Photo Essay: Hevron Festival Draws Thousandsplayer

Knesset members also visit

During the past weekend, an estimated 25,000 people gathered to celebrate the Festival of Sukkot at the Cave of Patriarchs in Hevron.

Over 25,000 Jews Visit Hevron and the Cave of Patriarchs

PA Plan: Use UN to Cement Claims to Jewish Sites

The PA plans to use anticipated membership in UN committee to make claims on Jewish holy sites in Judea, Samaria.

PA Plan: Use UN to Cement Claims to Jewish Holy Sites

Special Arrangements for Yom Kippur in Hevron

Israelis have begun a new tradition of spending Yom Kippur in Hevron. Registration is on.

Spend Yom Kippur in Hevron, Pray at the Cave of the Patriarchs

Patriarchs' Cave Roof Collapses

Welcome rains are drenching Israel from the Golan to the Negev, but they also bought down a makeshift tarp roof at the Patriarchs’ Cave in Hevron.

Rains Finally Come but Roof of Patriarchs' Cave Collapses

Cave of Patriarchs to Open 24/7

IDF commander approved request to let visitors into the Cave for nighttime Selichot prayers between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur.

Cave of Patriarchs to Be Open 24 Hours a Day for High Holidays

Jerusalem Mufti Provoking War?

Moslem cleric lighting one match too many? Mufti Muhammad Hussein says Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem, Hevron could start religious war.

Jerusalem Mufti: Watch Out for Religious War

Sound Check: Jewish Music

Sound check: Jewish music around the Cave of the Patriarchs is within legal limits, but Arab noise broke the barrier. Police must call the tune.

Arab Noise Breaks Hevron's Sound Barrier; Jewish Music Legal