Tag Archives: PS – Hebron Al-Khalil Old Town

Israel advances plan for elevator at Tomb of the Patriarchs; Rina Bassist; Al Monitor

The nongovernmental organization Emek Shaveh, however, is appealing against plans to build a path and an elevator at the entrance to the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the Palestinian city of Hebron.

Source: Israel advances plan for elevator at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Honoring the life of Sarah: 50,000 Jews gather in Hebron for Shabbat; Aaron Reich; Jerusalem Post

Festivities over Shabbat were centered around the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, the large edifice built atop the cave by King Herod over 2,000 years ago.

Source: Honoring the life of Sarah: 50,000 Jews gather in Hebron for Shabbat

Al Ain ranked in world’s top 100 Instagram-worthy Unesco sites; Hayley Skirka; The National

Other regional entries include Hebron in Palestine and historic Petra, but Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro tops the list…

Source: Al Ain ranked in world’s top 100 Instagram-worthy Unesco sites

Palestine urges UNESCO to support Ibrahimi Mosque; Middle East Monitor

Source: Palestine urges UNESCO to support Ibrahimi Mosque

Hebron, World Heritage Site; Syria Times

Palestine – Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

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The heritage of a divided city; Daoud Kuttab; The Statesman

Palestine – Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

As a young boy growing up in Bethlehem, Daoud Kuttab was often excited when his family had company. His dad, a Christian clergyman, loved to take them and the guests to Hebron. His dad would take them to the Cave of the Machpela, situated within the Ibrahimi Mosque, where Abraham and his family are buried and would tell the story of how Abraham obeyed God’s calling even when it came to the request to sacrifice his own son.

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UNESCO Names Palestinian City of Hebron as World Heritage Site; Hasheemah Afaneh; Barakabits

Palestine – Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

Hebron has made it on to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, which makes it the 3rd Palestinian site on the list!

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3 Middle Eastern locations added to UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list; Leyal Khaleef; Stepfeed

Palestine – Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

UNESCO’s 2017 update saw the global body add 21 sites to the existing list.

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