Posts Tagged ‘Hebron’

To Hebron in Arabic — a rabbi’s journey

For over a decade I have taught rabbinic students Biblical Hebrew. For the past couple of years I have been a student of Arabic. I started in May 2020 with Duolingo, driving my family to distraction with a steady stream of triumphant ka-chings, the app’s way of giving students affirmation. I continued with two semesters at […]

With Herzog’s visit to Hebron, is Israel considering a microstate deal for the Palestinians?

Israeli President Isaac Herzog chose to celebrate the Jewish Hanukkah holiday — the “Festival of Lights” — at the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron, accompanied by a group of settler leaders. “The historical affinity of the Jewish people to Hebron, to the Cave of the Patriarchs [underneath the Ibrahimi Mosque], to the heritage of our […]

Israeli forces raze Palestinian house in southern Hebron hills

Israeli forced razed a Palestinian house in Aj-Juwaya community, east of Yatta in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Coordinator of the Protection and Resilience Committees, Fuad Al-Amour, said that Israeli forces demolished a 150-square-meter house owned by Ismail Hussein Al-Nawaja, displacing his family of ten. Meanwhile, Coordinator of the Popular Anti-Wall and Settlement […]

Palestinians injured as Israel fires teargas at protesters in Hebron

Scores of Palestinian residents of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron suffered as a result of tear gas inhalation yesterday after Israeli occupation forces tried to disperse peaceful protests in the city, Wafa news agency reported. According to Wafa, Israeli occupation forces attacked Palestinian residents in the Bab Al-Zawyeh area in central Hebron. Occupation soldiers stationed at […]

A trip to Hebron

Editor’s Note: The following article first appeared in Benjamin Moser’s Substack newsletter (sign up here). He followed up with a second essay responding to critics that you can read here. Five years ago this month, I attended the Palestine Festival of Literature, an initiative of the Egyptian writer Ahdaf Souief. She is one of the […]

Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in Hebron

Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces in the city centre of the West Bank town of Hebron. The most intense hostilities in seven years between Israel and Gaza’s armed groups were triggered by weekend unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, which is sacred to both Muslims and Jews. Palestinian protesters set barricades on fire and […]

Settlers attack Palestinian farmers in Hebron Hills; no arrests made

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Israel Police say Palestinian man shot in Hebron after attempted stabbing attack

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Palestinian shot in confrontation with Israeli soldiers near Hebron, reported to be in grave condition

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved

Defense Ministry rejects Hebron shooter’s appeal for disability status

The Defense Ministry on Tuesday rejected the request of a former Israeli soldier, convicted of killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in 2016, to be recognized as a disabled veteran. The ministry’s rehabilitation branch cited Elor Azaria’s “malicious and severe behavior” in its decision, according to Channel 13 news. The ministry noted Azaria may appeal the […]

IDF rebukes troops seen not responding as they’re pelted with rocks in Hebron

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday denounced the apparent inaction of a group of soldiers who were captured on video not responding as a Palestinian teenager threw rocks at them in the West Bank city of Hebron over the weekend. In the footage, the Palestinian youth can be seen repeatedly running up within close range […]

IDF rebukes troops seen not responding as they’re pelted with rocks in Hebron

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday denounced the apparent inaction of a group of soldiers who were captured on video not responding as a Palestinian teenager threw rocks at them in the West Bank city of Hebron over the weekend. In the footage, the Palestinian youth can be seen repeatedly running up within close range […]

IDF rebukes troops seen not responding as they’re pelted with rocks in Hebron

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday denounced the apparent inaction of a group of soldiers who were captured on video not responding as a Palestinian teenager threw rocks at them in the West Bank city of Hebron over the weekend. In the footage, the Palestinian youth can be seen repeatedly running up within close range […]

IDF rebukes troops seen not responding as they’re pelted with rocks in Hebron

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday denounced the apparent inaction of a group of soldiers who were captured on video not responding as a Palestinian teenager threw rocks at them in the West Bank city of Hebron over the weekend. In the footage, the Palestinian youth can be seen repeatedly running up within close range […]

IDF rebukes troops seen not responding as they’re pelted with rocks in Hebron

The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday denounced the apparent inaction of a group of soldiers who were captured on video not responding as a Palestinian teenager threw rocks at them in the West Bank city of Hebron over the weekend. In the footage, the Palestinian youth can be seen repeatedly running up within close range […]

israel’s Army Injures Many Schoolchildren In Hebron

              Israeli soldiers fired, on Tuesday morning, several gas bombs at schoolchildren in Abu Sneina neighborhood, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, causing many children, and other Palestinians, to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired the gas bombs into the Nahda […]

Video: Israeli soldiers appear to harass 3-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron

Palestinian journalist Raed Abu Rumaila recorded an apparent instance of Israeli soldiers harassing a 3-year old child in Hebron’s Old City on Tuesday, posting the clip and photos of the incident to social media. Above the video, Abu Rumaila wrote, “A soldier carrying a vegetable corer and claiming that the child was trying to stab him.” […]

Kindergarteners in Hebron protest Israel’s detention of 350 children

Yesterday Palestinian kindergarteners protested Israel’s jailing of 350 Palestinian children, in a march organized by the Hebron-based group Human Rights Defenders and the Palestinian residents of Shuhada Street. Israel detains children as young as 12 years old. The kindergarteners rallied for three child prisoners in particular, a young girl named Razan Abu Sal, 13, who was […]

After disturbing tour of Hebron, Roger Cohen takes a step away from Zionism

Yesterday in the New York Times, Roger Cohen published a column from Hebron titled “Holy City of Sterile Streets” that lots of people are talking about, and which I see as distancing the columnist from Zionism: 1, It states bluntly that the Israeli goal of sterilizing Hebron streets by emptying them of Palestinians is reminiscent […]

A private tour of the Hebron Heights winery

The authors of this post wished to remain anonymous beyond first names. They undertook their adventure with a new solidarity group, the Hebron Freedom Fund. –Editor. We, Leo and Molly, are a married couple from Europe. We were asked by YAS (Youth Against Settlements ) in Hebron to go to Hebron Heights Winery and take […]

Child of 12 is roughed up, then detained, by Israeli forces in occupied Hebron

The world is beginning to pay attention to Israeli crimes against children. Earlier this week a photograph of a blindfolded and disoriented Palestinian boy of 16, surrounded by 20 Israeli soldiers who had arrested him, drew international outrage. The boy, Fawzi al-Junaidi, has been charged with throwing stones. Fawzi al-Junaidi, 16, has been accused of […]

Israeli soldiers filmed harassing schoolchildren in occupied Hebron (VIDEO)

The incidents shown in the video were recorded in October and November by activists attached to B’Tselem, an Israel-based human rights group, near the Ziad Hamuda Jaber Elementary School for Boys, where some 300 pupils are educated. The facility is located in the Wadi al-Nasarah neighborhood of Hebron. Around 50 meters from the neighborhood is […]

Settler celebration of life of Sarah turns into a torment for Palestinians in Hebron

“The army has no control over these thugs..” Your comment reminded me of this video published by Breaking the Silence: “The record date -16.10.15- day operations of Rabbis for Human Rights organization with Palestinian farmers are also accompanied them legal. The olive harvest their lands outside the settlement fence stockmen matches the same day with […]

Israeli military order to violate peace treaty in Hebron

The Palestinian governor of Hebron on Saturday condemned an Israeli military order that would move to “expand municipal powers of illegal settlers in the city,” Palestinian official media Wafa news agency reported. According to Palestinian officials, the move breaks the Hebron Protocol, a 1997 treaty signed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and late Palestinian […]

Palestinians protest new ‘segregation fence’ in Hebron

The recent extension of a fence further segregating a Palestinian community in Hebron has angered residents and sparked the first in a series of protest against their oppressors. The evening of the August 28 saw the Salayma neighborhood take to the street behind the erected fence to oppose the injustice. Working in collaboration with Youth […]

Under protection from Israeli forces, settlers take over Palestinian home in Hebron’s Old City

Mohammed Abu Rajab’s life was never what one might call “average,” but at least he used to be able to use his front door. Mohammed, 27, grew up in the Hebron’s Old City, surrounded by illegal Israeli settlers. Settlers taking over homes in Hebron is not uncommon, so it came to no surprise to the […]

‘You are a Jew, you need to stand with the Jews’: Peace activist Ariel Gold assaulted by settlers in Hebron

Wednesday morning, Ariel Gold was broadcasting a live feed through her Facebook, in the midst of an assault on her by settlers in Al-Khalil (Hebron). Gold is a well-known Jewish American peace activist, campaign director of Code Pink, the peace and social justice NGO. She has been spending time in Palestine and Israel this time […]

Settlers take over Palestinian home in Hebron

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 28 July 2017 More than 100 Jewish settlers under Israeli military escort took over a Palestinian building in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron earlier this week. After barricading themselves in, the settlers dropped Israeli flags from the building. The building, owned by the Abu Rajab family and located […]

Israel slams UNESCO World Heritage decision on Hebron as Palestinians celebrate 12-3 vote in favor

The UN Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) voted 12 to three on Friday to recognize Hebron’s Old City and the Tomb of the Patriarchs as a World Heritage Site, with six countries abstaining — a move acclaimed by Palestinian officials and slammed by their Israeli and American counterparts. The committee simultaneously added Hebron to […]

Israel furious as UNESCO rebuffs its claim to Hebron

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 7 July 2017 Israel tries to use Jewish reverence for the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron as a pretext to claim sovereignty over the occupied West Bank city. Najeh Hashlamoun APA images Israel has reacted with rage after the United Nations cultural organization UNESCO passed two resolutions recognizing Hebron’s Old City […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes