Terror attacks and heroes

Terror attacks and heroes

13-Year old, Hallel Ariel from Kiryat Arba was butchered in her bed by an Arab terrorist, and Rabbi Mark, director of the Otniel yeshiva was shot on the road in front of his family.  The first responder to the Ariel home was our long time friend Shuki Gilboa, who charged the terrorist and killed him, […]

Farewell to our regional commander (Hebron brigade commander)

Farewell to our regional commander (Hebron brigade commander)

Chabad of Hebron would like to offer a hearty thank you to Brigadier General, Yariv Ben-Ezra for his two years of service to the Hebron region. During his tenure, he lead his teams through some rough times and some very difficult situations. At the very beginning of his term he was challenged with the kidnapping […]

Massive hakhel/pre Shavuot event

In accordance with the Rebbe’s initiative to gather together in the spirit of Hakhel, Chabad of Hebron held a special gathering for children in Mearas Hamachpeila. The event was right before Shavuos as the Rebbe stressed the importance of gathering Jewish children together in holy places, especially by Mearas Hamachpeila. Nearly 20 busloads of children […]

Terror and fear will not keep the children from visiting the Fathers and Mothers

Terror and fear will not keep the children from visiting the Fathers and Mothers

Despite the situation that you hear in the news, we still invite all to come and visit us in Hebron! Over the past few months we have had quite a number of visiting groups that have received the full VIP Hebron tour by our in-house guide, Rabbi Mordechai Hellinger. Arrange your secure and inspiring visit […]

Some Sugar to sweeten up our day

Some Sugar to sweeten up our day

When our long time friend Berel Sugar heard that this year there was a drastic decline in expected visitors to Hebron for Shabbat Chaye Sarah, he immediately sprung into action. Berel reached out to our friends Asher Goldstein and Mendy Simon and arranged to travel to Israel to spend Shabbat in Hebron. For the group, […]

Inaugural Smicha Program A Big Success

Inaugural Smicha Program A Big Success

Chabad of Hebron’s Ratz Chabad Smicha Program recently completed its first year with tremendous success and rave reviews. In total, seven bachurim tested and received their ordination from Rabbi David Meir Drukman – Rav of Kiryat Motzkin. Chabad of Hebron staff member, Rabbi Itzik Niemark, did a masterful job directing the students; overseeing their balance […]

Chabad Gets New Staff Member

Chabad Gets New Staff Member

A member of the Chabad of Hebron scene for the past six years, Rabbi Mordechai Hellinger and his wife, Nechama Dina, are the newest additions to the talented staff. No stranger to Chabad’s work here in the City of the Patriarchs, Mordechai has done it all, from student volunteer, Ratz Chabad solider outreach team member, […]

Kids Take Back Streets on Lag B’Omer

Kids Take Back Streets on Lag B’Omer

Lag B’Omer was celebrated in Chabad of Hebron style, lighting Hebron up with the joyful celebration of Rebbe Shimon Bar Yochai. The highlight: a massive tahalucha parade of children through the night, bearing torches, Jewish pride posters, smiles, and songs. Starting in Kiryat Arba, the parade transformed the weary streets for a night, into one […]

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