Categorized | Jewish Religion, Middle East

35,000 Jews spend Shabbat in Hevron

35,000 Jews spent Shabbat (Sabbath) in Hevron, commemorating the Torah reading this Sabbath which relates how the Patriarch Avraham bought Me’arat Hamachpela (the Cave of the Patriarchs) from Ephron the Hittite for 400 coins. The streets of Kiryat Arba and Hevron filled with tents and portable caravans, and over 3,000 Jews enjoyed Shabbat meals at a…



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