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Jewish life was exciting and tumultuous in 17th century Hebron.
Hebron served as David's capital and was the site of dramatic events in the days of the Jewish kings.
Shimon Peres was instrumental in re-establishing the historic Avraham Avinu synagogue and neighborhood in Hebron.
The world's first man and woman had a connection to Hebron, and are buried in the Tomb of Machpela.
The Bar Kochba revolt took place in and around Hebron.
The Ramban, one of Jewish history's most important scholars, had an important connection to Hebron.
"Every Jew must feel as if he himself is about to be exiled from Hebron."
Real-life British soldier Harry Potter is buried in Israel.
The Chief Rabbi's fiery speech at the 1929 massacre memorial inspired many, as did his refusal to shakes hands with a British official.
Joshua and Caleb were in the minority of the twelve scouts in encouraging the Jewish nation to return to the Land of Israel.