MK Roy Folkman of Kulanu Visits Hebron

The Member of Knesset was the latest in a series of elected officials to swing by Hebron this summer.

7.7.16, 12:58
Member of Knesset Roy Folkman of the Kulanu party visited Hebron on June 23, 2016. He was shown modern and historical sites by spokesperson Noam Arnon, international spokesperson Yishai Fleisher, former MK and resident Orit Strook, CEO Uri Karzen and other local leaders. MK Folkman has been in the Knesset since 2015 and was previously on the Jerusalem City Council. He wrote about his experiences and posted photos on his Facebook page here:
Tzipi Schlissel of the Hebron History Museum at Beit Hadassah shows photos of the liberation in 1967.

MK Folkman inside the Tomb of Machpela complex with CEO Uri Karzen.
Tzipi Schlissel explains the history of Hebron including the 1929 massacre of which her grandmother is a survivor.
MK Folkman signs the guestbook at Beit Hadassah, the site of Israel's first Hadassah hospital, built in 1893.
Noam Arnon shows MK Folkman the massive building by the PA contrasted with the building freeze on the Israeli side. The Tomb of Machpela can be seen in the distance. 
From left to right, Orit Strook, Noam Arnon, Roy Folkman, and Uri Karzen. 
Below: Roy Folkman stands outside the Tomb of Machpela complex, built 2,000 years ago by King Herod to replicate the Temple Mount and Western Wall. Inside is the ancient burial caves of the Biblical Matriarchs and Patriarchs. 
Elected officials to have visited Hebron this summer include Deputy Knesset Spaker Nava Boker (Likud), MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beiteinu), MK Dr. Avraham Neguisse (Likud) and others. 
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