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

Jewish worshipers arrive in Hebron on foot, escorted by the Israeli military, to participate in the Haye Sarah Shabbat. Thousands of Jews, including a large number of settlers, come to Hebron for the highly symbolic event during which the story of Abraham purchasing the land and cave on which stands the Tomb of the Patriarchs is read from the Torah. Some six hundred Jews live in the heart of Hebron's old city surrounded by over 160,000 Palestinian inhabitants.Hebron, Israeli Occupied Palestinian TerritoriesPhoto © J.B. Russell
Hebron's Jewish Community, November 2007

Jewish worshipers arrive in Hebron on foot, escorted by the Israeli military, to participate in the Haye Sarah Shabbat. Thousands of Jews, including a large number of settlers, come to Hebron for the highly symbolic event during which the story of Abraham purchasing the land and cave on which stands the Tomb of the Patriarchs is read from the Torah. Some six hundred Jews live in the heart of Hebron's old city surrounded by over 160,000 Palestinian inhabitants. 

Hebron, Israeli Occupied Palestinian Territories 

Photo © J.B. Russell