History

12-Year-Old Girl is First Person to Descend into Cave of Machpela

21.6.20, 23:01

"I found myself in a square room. Opposite me were three tombstones," 12-year-old Michal Arbel wrote in 1968.

Authenticating the Tomb of the Patriarchs

19.5.20, 14:40

"One can scarcely tolerate the theory of some architectural writers, that this enclosure is of a period later than the Jewish," said Henry Baker Tristram in 1865.

Tomb of Esau's Head / Joseph in Hebron

26.11.18, 20:28

The Yosefiyya is one of the later additions to the ancient Tomb of Machpela structure.

The Seventh Step - Restriction on Jewish Prayer in Hebron

24.5.18, 10:35

For 700 years, this was the closest Jews could get to the Tomb of Machpela.

The Machpela Tomb: Historical Background, Facts and Justice

2.4.17, 14:38

The Machpela complex was built in a time when neither Christianity nor Islam existed on Earth.

VIDEO: Secrets of the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron

27.11.16, 12:09

NEVER BEFORE SEEN aerial footage of the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs!

Full Text: Abraham Buys Cave of Machpela - Genesis 23

23.11.16, 14:06

The dramatic Biblical text of the first purchase of land in Israel.

Entering the Cave of Machpela

18.11.16, 18:55

A daring preliminary excavation in 1981 was the last time anyone entered the mysterious double cave.

VIDEO: Caleb Visits Hebron

24.6.16, 09:48

Joshua and Caleb were in the minority of the twelve scouts in encouraging the Jewish nation to return to the Land of Israel.

VIDEO: Secret Decent into the Cave of Machpela

24.12.15, 12:09

Noam Arnon, spokesman for the Hebron Jewish Community talks about his breathtaking trek inside the forbidden double cave.