Tuesday Apr 02, 2013
This time of the year is always special. Spring is arriving, the weather becoming really beautiful, and lots and lots of people in Hebron.
Hebron’s Passover celebration included, this year, well over 50,000 people. Wednesday and Thursday were the ‘big days’ with all of Ma’arat HaMachpela open to Jewish visitors, including the Isaac Hall, open to us only 10 days a year.
Thursday’s music festival didn’t leave any of the tens of thousands...
Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
Late this morning I made my way from our offices in the Avraham Avinu neighborhood to Beit Hadassah, a few minutes away, to speak with a group there. Being a few minutes early, I first went upstairs to my home. Coming downstairs, ten minutes later, a friend asked if I was going to film the ‘balagan’ outside in the street. What balagan (disturbances) I asked. “A march, with Arabs and palestinian flags, right here on the...
Tuesday Mar 19, 2013
Over the past few days I’ve seen numerous articles, effectively open letters to Obama, suggesting courses of action while here in Israel. I believe it much more important, not to advise the President, rather to speak to Israeli leaders, those now holding the reins of power in our country.
Most groups that I guide here in Hebron visit, among other places, the museum in Beit Hadassah. This site allows people to receive, over a few minutes, a...
Friday Mar 15, 2013
Let’s play a little name recognition game: Esther Ochana – ring a bell? Or Yehuda Shoham?
If we move forward in time: Asher Palmer and Yonatan Palmer?
All were killed because of Arabs throwing rocks at Jewish cars. Esther Ochana, in Hebron, in January 1983, Yehuda Shoham, in June, 2001. And the Palmers, September, 2011.
Presently, three year old Adelle Biton is fighting for her life, following a rock attack on...
Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
Breaking the Lies
Revealing the Facts:
Questions and Answers about Hebron
by David Wilder
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