Reportage: Hebron's Jewish Community: Hebron's Jewish Community

Young boys studying the Torah in a school in the Jewish community of Hebron. Due to the small Jewish population, only the youngest children go to school in the community. The older children are bused to the nearby settlement of Kiryat Arba (pop. 7000). Some 600 Jews live in the heart of the old city surrounded by over 160,000 Palestinian inhabitants.Hebron, Israeli Occupied Palestinian TerritoriesPhoto © J.B. Russell
Hebron's Jewish Community, November 2007

Young boys studying the Torah in a school in the Jewish community of Hebron. Due to the small Jewish population, only the youngest children go to school in the community. The older children are bused to the nearby settlement of Kiryat Arba (pop. 7000). Some 600 Jews live in the heart of the old city surrounded by over 160,000 Palestinian inhabitants. 

Hebron, Israeli Occupied Palestinian Territories 

Photo © J.B. Russell