Lag B’Omer in Hebron

Lag B’Omer in Hebron

More than 100 years ago, the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, known as the Rebbe Rashab, made an appeal to his Chassidim in the Holy City of Hebron. “Please purchase the right to light the main Lag B’Omer bonfire in Hevron on my behalf” he instructed them. Following in this tradition, as the privileged representatives of Chabad […]

Mid Tishre Report

Mid Tishre Report

Wow, things are really happening here at Chabad of Hebron and we just wanted to give you a little update. 🙂 We are happy to announce that our student volunteer program is already in full swing. With coffee rounds in the wee hours of the morning, Tefillin and cold drinks during the day, 24/7 tending […]

Increase of soldiers = Increase in Light

Increase of soldiers = Increase in Light

Considering the heightened situation in the region, the IDF has dispatched many additional soldiers to the Hebron and surrounding areas. For Chabad of Hebron, this means an opportunity to touch the lives of many more! This really came into play on Chanukah as we gave out over 18,000 (yes, you read that right – EIGHTEEN […]

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 […]

Massive Seder Coming to Hebron

Massive Seder Coming to Hebron

After some recent meetings, it has been settled that Chabad of Hebron will conduct a massive, collective Pesach Seder for all local Border Police and IDF Units serving in Hebron. Expected to serve 300 brave men and women in service, the festivities will be hosted in the Gutnik Chabad Welcome Center at Me’arat HaMachpela, which […]

Must See: This Year’s Amazing Hakafot Shniyot in Hebron

Must See: This Year’s Amazing Hakafot Shniyot in Hebron

The joy and dancing of Hebron’s Simchat Torah flowed right into an unbelievable Hakafot Shniyot celebration. Closed to Jews most of the year, the Yitchak Hall was open for the experience for only the second time, and it was packed. Buses headed in from all over Israel. Hakafot Shniyot is when Eretz Yisrael dances again […]

Wow…What A Purim!

Wow…What A Purim!

The incredible energy of Purim in the City of the Patriarchs was captured by COL’s (Chabad Online) photographer, Mendy Hechtman. He was on hand as Chabad led Hebron’s Purim celebration with it’s traditional parade, Megilla readings, and infectious, joyful Purim spirit. In directing this year’s Purim festivities, Chabad of Hebron’s Rabby Danny Cohen was joined […]

Lighting Up Hebron for Chanukah

Lighting Up Hebron for Chanukah

Check out the non-stop action on the first night of Chanukah: menorah lighting, handing out donuts, dancing with soliders, and spreading the light and joy of the holiday. Notice the Menorah lighting in Abu Sneneh. The top of the Arab controlled hill of Hebron. If you look at the bottom right of the photo, you will […]

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