What is Hebron known for?

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; Survivors and descendants of the prior community are mixed. Some support the project of Jewish redevelopment, others commend living in peace with Hebronite Arabs, while a third group recommend a full pullout. ''The Jerusalem Post''. "Field News 10 2 2002 Hebron Jews' offspring divided over city's fate", 2006-05-16 Descendants supporting

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'' in Arabic) at the service-taxi bus station or negotiate a fair price with a taxi driver. See * WikiPedia:Hebron

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with sculptures. ''Annie Laurie’s Wishing Chair'', ''Broken Tree Bench (Bench (furniture)), Abrahams Oak'', ''Pool of Hebron'' and ''Cave of Machpelah'' are some of the most important sculptures that can be found in different locations throughout the cemetery. Rabbi '''Yechezkel Sarna''' (1890–1969) was the successor to Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel (Nosson Tzvi Finkel (Slabodka)), the Alter of Slabodka (Slabodka yeshiva), as the spiritual

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, but doesn't suggest any relationship between this city and the "first man" of ''Genesis''. *In 1997 Tatyana Suskin (also spelled Tatiana Soskin) was apprehended in Hebron while attempting to attach to an Arab storefront a drawing she had made depicting Muhammad as a pig reading the Koran. The incident created considerable tension, and she received a two year sentence. Joel Greenberg, "Israeli Jew From Outlawed Group Is Convicted of Insulting Islam", ''The New York Times'', December 31, 1997. Moshe Gorali, "Make fun of God, but leave his believers alone", ''Ha'aretz'', August 27, 2003. Crystal Shrine Grotto In 1935 Mexican (Mexican people) artist Dionicio Rodriguez was hired to beautify the park with sculptures. ''Annie Laurie’s Wishing Chair'', ''Broken Tree Bench (Bench (furniture)), Abrahams Oak'', ''Pool of Hebron'' and ''Cave of Machpelah'' are some of the most important sculptures that can be found in different locations throughout the cemetery. Rabbi '''Yechezkel Sarna''' (1890–1969) was the successor to Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel (Nosson Tzvi Finkel (Slabodka)), the Alter of Slabodka (Slabodka yeshiva), as the spiritual mentor of that Yeshiva. He moved it from Europe to Hebron in 1925 and following the Hebron Massacre (Riots in Palestine of 1929) of 1929 to Jerusalem. In 1934 he assumed the position of Rosh Yeshiva. Over the years, he produced thousands of students, many of whom became prominent ''roshei yeshiva'' and Rabbis in Israel and abroad. By the age 21, he returned to Jabal 'Amel and was already certified to narrate hadiths by many other famous scholars of Shi'a and Sunni doctrines of Najaf, Hebron, Makka, Medina, Quds (Al-Quds), Damascus, and Baghdad. He also built good relations with Sultan Ali ibn al-Mu'ayyad (Arabic: علي بن المؤيد) of Khorasan. 2012 arrest On 19 January 2012, while traveling to Hebron, Duwaik was arrested by the Israeli Army at a checkpoint outside the Palestinian village of Jaba' (Jaba', Jerusalem) located between Ramallah and Jerusalem. According to witnesses, he was blindfolded, handcuffed and taken to an unknown location. Israel stated his detainment was due to "involvement in terrorist attacks." The BBC's Jerusalem correspondent Wyre Davies said Duwaik's arrest will be seen by "many" as "further proof that Israel is pursuing a policy of restricting the movements of senior Palestinian figures." Israel arrests senior Palestinian Aziz Dweik ''BBC News''. 2012-01-19. Accessed on 2012-01-19. Hamas claimed that Israel made the arrest in order to hinder unity negotiations between their organization and rival Fatah. Israel arrests Palestinian parliament speaker ''Al Jazeera English''. 2012-01-19. Accessed on 2012-01-19. Duweik was placed under six months' Administrative detention without trial or charge. This brings to 27 the total number of Palestinian MPs (Current members of Palestinian Legislative Council) currently imprisoned by Israel. Sherwood, Harriet. Israel jails Palestinian parliament speaker without trial ''The Guardian''. 2012-01-24. Retrieved on 2012-01-24. *Hivite Treaty, Gibeon, Chephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath-jearim, *Five kings of of gay, Adonizedek, Jerusalem, Hoham, Hebron, Piram, Jarmuth, Japhia, Lachish, Debir, Eglon, Beth-horon, Azekah, Makkadah, Sefer haYashar (Biblical references) *The battle against Hazor, Jabin, Hazor, Jobab, Madon, Achshaph, Arabah, Chinneroth, Naphath-dor, Merom, Sidon, Misrephoth-maim, Mizpeh *The Joshua king list *Anak, Caleb, Anakim, Hebron, Gaza, Gath (Gath (city)), Ashdod, Debir, Anab, Sheshai, Ahiman, Talmai *Othniel, Kenaz, Kiriath-sepher, Achsah *Luz, Bethel *List of surviving and destroyed Canaanite cities, Hebron, Zepath, Hormah, Gaza, Ashkelon, Ekron, Beth Shan, Taanach, Dor, Ibleam, Megiddo (Megiddo (place)), Gezer, Kitron, Nahalol, Acco (Acre, Israel), Siddon, Ahlab, Aczib, Helbah, Aphik (Aphik (Asher)), Rehob, Beth Shemesh, Beth Anath, Mount Heres, Aijalon, Shaalbim, Geshur, Maacah *Bochim A Pentakomia in Greece WikiPedia:Hebron

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?id 1713 title 'Jewish presence in Hebron is an indisputable historical fact' publisher Israel Hayom date 2011-11-04 accessdate 2013-03-26 Division of Hebron File:HebronOldCityTrash.jpg thumb 175px A net installed in the Old City to prevent garbage dropped by Israeli settlers into a Palestinian area. West Bank B&B in Hebron's Old City

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to Israel Elon, who judged it ten years (Judges (Book of Judges) 12:11). Among those that followed David to Hebron to make him king were 50,000 fully armed men of Zebulun with no double heart (I Chronicles (Books of Chronicles) 12:33), who brought with them, as sign of their hearty allegiance, bounteous supplies of meat and drink to celebrate the accession of their new ruler (I Chronicles (Books of Chronicles) 12:41). When Hezekiah made reparation for the abominations of his


killed by Israeli security forces. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the attack. Road map for peace : 'Quartet' urges Israel and Palestinians to do more to revive Middle East peace plan. Voicing "''great concern''" at recent Israeli and Palestinian attacks that have stalled the Middle East peace process, a high-level meeting of the diplomatic Quartet of the United Nations, United States


. Israeli–Palestinian conflict Kristof supports Israeli and U.S. negotiation with Hamas as a means to resolve the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. He criticizes Israel for what he views as collective punishment of Gazans and holds that the lack of negotiations only strengthens extremists. Strengthening Extremists by Nicholas D. Kristof, ''New York Times'', June 19, 2008. He also advocates

removing Israeli settlements from Hebron since "the financial cost is mind-boggling, and the diplomatic cost is greater," even if the settlements were not illegal in the eyes of much of the world. Kristof contrasts "two Israels": an oppressive security state in the Palestinian territories and a "paragon of justice, decency, fairness - and peace," in the work of Israeli human rights activists, journalists, and jurists.

06 22 opinion 22kristof.html The Two Israels by Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times, June 22, 2008. '''Kiryat Arba''' or '''Qiryat Arba''' ( ), lit. "Town of the Four," is an urban Israeli settlement on the outskirts of Hebron, in the Judean Mountains region of the West Bank. In 2008, Kiryat Arba had a population of 7,200.

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: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness last Khalidi first Rashid authorlink Rashid Khalidi publisher Columbia University Press year 1998 origyear 1998 isbn 978-0-231-10515-6 url http: books.google.com books?id pQx8u8MN13AC&pg PA218 accessdate 28 July 2011 ref harv *


'''Hebron''' (Arabic (Arabic language): .

Hebron is a busy hub of West Bank trade, responsible for roughly a third of the area's gross domestic product, largely due to the sale of marble from quarries. . and notably has no cinemas or places of entertainment. Hebron is detached to cities of ad-Dhahiriya, Dura (Dura, Hebron), Yatta (Yatta, Hebron), the surrounding villages with no borders.

Hebron is also the largest Palestinian governorate with its population of 600,364 (2010). Hebron Governorate pp. 59, 60

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