What is the real reason Hebron is riddled with roadblocks, closed-off streets, and empty marketplaces? Palestinian terror.
About 25 miles south of Jerusalem, Hebron was once a model of Jewish-Muslim coexistence. Now the holy city is characterized by a very strained and often violent relationship between Israelis and Palestinians, with restrictions on movement for both peoples.
What caused the division into separate communities?
Most organizations are selective about the information they choose to share about Hebron, which is the home of one of Judaism’s holiest sites, the Tomb of Patriarchs. This video paints the full picture of Hebron’s complex reality.