Israel begins work to make Cave of the Patriarchs accessible to disabled

August 11, 2021 by  
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After years of legal battles and delays, Israel’s Ministry of Defence has commenced with construction to make the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron accessible to the disabled. Read more

‘The woman’ … and her one-sided view of two peoples

February 8, 2020 by  
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Ilana Hammerman was not a familiar name. But the subtitle of her new book was irresistible: One Woman’s Story of Challenging Borders in Israel/Palestine. Read more

Defence Minister approves establishment of new Israeli neighbourhood in Hebron

December 2, 2019 by  
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Defence Minister Naftali Bennett has ordered the IDF’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) and the Civil Administration (CA) in Judea and Samaria to notify the Hebron municipality of Israel’s plans to build a new neighbourhood in the city. Read more

Ahead of peace plan, Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet in Hebron over kosher Iftar meal

May 19, 2019 by  
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In the context of the Trump administration’s plan to roll out a Middle East peace proposal after the end of Ramadan on June 4, businessman and aspiring politician, Sheikh Ashraf Al Jabari has sent a clear message: Palestinian and Israeli business leaders are ready to cooperate towards a shared economic future. Read more

Always in the news

February 8, 2019 by  
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Since time immemorial Jews have always been in the news. Read more

Hebron: The city without a solution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision not to extend the mandate of an international observer group in Hebron is likely to be denounced as yet another obstacle to peace, as well as being politically motivated. Read more

Swiss ambassador issues lukewarm apology to Hebron Jews after activist slaps child

July 15, 2018 by  
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Switzerland’s ambassador issued a half-hearted apology to the Jewish community of Hebron in Judea on Friday, two days after a Swiss man from a radical-left observer group slapped a 10-year-old Jewish boy from the city. Read more

A politically-guided tour

October 18, 2015 by  
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An article featuring Israel and the West Bank entitled “Hope in a Divided Country” by Sandra Hall appeared in the “Traveller” section of Sydney’s Weekend Herald  and Melbourne’s The Saturday Age (October 17-18): Read more

The word from Hebron…from David Wilder

June 28, 2014 by  
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There are many people in Israel who feel like these past two weeks have been the longest two weeks in their lives. Since the moment the abduction became public knowledge, the tension is palpable. Read more

Baruch Goldstein – 20 years on…writes David Wilder

February 28, 2014 by  
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The past week or so has witnessed a spate of “Remembering Baruch Goldstein” articles and video in the international media. Read more

David Wilder writes to Isi Leibler

January 24, 2014 by  
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David Wilder heads The Committee of The Jewish Community of Hebron…he is responding to an article by Isi Leibler published in J-Wire… Read more