Over 20,000 Guests Visit Chevron During Chol Hamoed

YERUSHALAYIM -
Israeli troops stand guard as visitors make their way to the kever of Osniel Ben Knaz, the Shofet of Bnei Yisrael after the passsing of Yehoshua Bin Nun, in Chevron on Monday. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

Over 20,000 guests have visited the Jewish community of Chevron during Chol Hamoed Pesach. Many events were scheduled for the visitors.

(Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

More than 10,000 have visited, and davened at, Me’aras Hamachpelah. Many others visited other sites in Chevron, including davening at kevarim.

Thousands of police and soldiers were on duty across the city to prevent attacks on the visitors, and baruch Hashem, no security events were reported.

Israeli troops stand guard in Chevron on Monday. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)