Chevron


PM Netanyahu Awarded Medal for Building Chevron

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has had some tense moments with leaders of the communities in Yehudah and Shomron over security funding in recent days, but on Wednesday he was…

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IDF Thwarts Attempted Terror Attack Near Chevron

IDF forces arrested two Palestinian terrorists who had approached an Israeli farm south of Chevron with intention to attack it on Tuesday night. The owner of the farm shot into…

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State Orders Chevron Families Evicted

The State Attorney’s Office decided on Wednesday night to order the eviction of 15 families who moved into a building in Chevron without authorization last July. The families claim that…

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Chevron Jewish Community Gets Independent Status

Just in time for the visit of U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, the Israeli government announced that the Jewish community of Chevron will be accorded the status of an independent community,…

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Beit Hamachpelah Families Given 1 Week to Evacuate

State attorneys have told the High Court that the families which currently occupy the Beit Hamachpela building in Chevron have seven days to vacate the premises, according to media reports…

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Security Wall Finished in South Chevron Hills

As the last five 20-foot-high concrete slabs were moved into place in the security barrier in the southern Chevron Hills on Wednesday morning, the Defense Ministry marked the completion of…

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Families Move into Beit Machpelah, IDF Set to Evacuate

UPDATE (5:15): According to The Jerusalem Post, Prime Minister Netanyahu has ordered the Defense Ministry not to evacuate. Following is the original story: The IDF appeared poised to evacuate a group of families…

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The UNESCO Outrage

The UNESCO decision to list the old city of Chevron as a Palestinian heritage site, after a resolution earlier in the week denying the ancient Jewish connection to Yerushalayim, has…

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Israelis Outraged by UNESCO Decision on Chevron

The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city of Chevron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the…

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UNESCO Delegation Barred From Chevron

Israel has refused a UNESCO delegation access to the Old City of Chevron for the purpose of advancing a Palestinian initiative to wrest control of Me’aras Hamachpelah and other sites…

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New Chevron Mayor Part of Murder Gang

The Arab sector of Chevron has elected a new mayor, Taysar Abu Snineh – a terrorist who was part of a gang responsible for the murder of six yeshivah bachurim in…

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Security Barrier Section Completed

Israel completed a 6-mile section of the security barrier in the area south of the city of Chevron, as of Sunday, The Jerusalem Post reported. The decision to expedite construction…

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