Sites and Insights: Hebron, cave of the patriarchs

21.08.2012                      03.Elul. 5772

Entdecke Israel:

Sites and Insights: Hebron, cave of the patriarchs

Uniting Jews, Christians and Muslims, many biblical tombs reside in the ancient city of Hebron.

Towering like a fortress over the shoddy buildings that surround it, the ancient structure in Hebron covers a site sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In elevation, Hebron stands taller than even Jerusalem. And other than the Temple Mount itself, no other place remains as revered to peoples whose hopes and faiths could not be more diverse….