Every year on Shabbat Chayei Sarah, tens of thousands of Jewish people from around the world come to Hebron. During the Shabbat , Parshat Chayei Sarah, the story of the Patriarch Abraham purchasing the Cave of Machpela as a burial place for his wife, Sarah, is read. Guests sleep in people’s homes, floors of classrooms, […]
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 […]
Did you know that Chabad of Hebron has a very active Tefillin booth at Mearat Hamachpela? Yes, indeed it is true! Thanks to the Turell family from CA, the booth is in full swing, serving soldiers and visitors alike. Rabbi Leibel Groner, the Rebbe’s personal secretary and a frequent visitor to Hebron stopped by to show […]
This month, at Chabad of Hebron, we were honored to host both the boys and girls groups of the CTeen Chabad international youth organization. Many of the nearly 100 combined participants mentioned their Hebron visit and tour with our very own Rabbi Mordechai as the highlight of their Israel trip, adding that it really gave […]
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 […]
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 […]
The incredible blizzard that hit Israel blanketed the city of Hebron in beautiful white. Thanks to the unceasing efforts of local IDF forces, Border Police, and Israeli Police, our Patriarchs and Matriarchs weren’t abandoned, and Shabbat prayers were full. Check out the amazing pictures.
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 […]