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| April 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hebron

Cave of Machpela The Cave of Machpela, burial place of the ancestors of the Jewish People, is Judaism’s second most significant site, following the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. According to Rabbinic sources, the  Machpela Cave is the threshold of the Garden of Eden, and all prayers from the entire world pass through it on their […]

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Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tomb of the Patriarchs Hebron

Hebron Eighth Wonder of the World The Herodian edifice built over the Tomb of the Patriarchs is the eighth wonder of the world. It is one of the largest and oldest Jewish places of prayer on earth, and today, 2,000 years after its construction, the Jewish People make full use of the edifice, for both […]

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Visit Hebron Israel

| August 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Visit Hebron Israel

Hebron Israel Most people are surprised to learn that nearly half a million visitors – men,women, and children – visit Hebron in Israel each year. Here’s how to travel to Hebron (aka Hevron) and what you can do as you visit one of the four holy cities of Israel. Three Ways to Visit Hebron Israel 1. Tomb of the […]

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Hebron

| July 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
Hebron

Hebron, Home of the Jewish Forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the fathers of monotheism, are the forefathers and ancestors of the Jewish People. They and their wives – Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah – are all buried in the Tomb of the Partriarchs (Machpelah Cave)  in Hebron, south of Jerusalem. (The matriarch Rachel is buried in Bethlehem, outside of Jerusalem). Hebron is considered Israel’s […]

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