"Many Jews in our country are deeply troubled by the actions of Israel and the human rights abuses which are inflicted on Palestinians," Leonard Shapiro, spokesman for the South African Jewish Voices for a Just Peace, said
On the morning of Tisha B’Av, 5th August 2014, at 7.50 am just 10 minutes before a three day ceasefire, Gush Etzion was fired upon. A piece of rocket from Gaza fell a meter away from the bus stop next to the school in Alon Shvut, after missing the swimming pool and water tower.
It’s that time of the year again: The children of Har Hevron are in the throws of the long summer holiday and all it has to offer. Living in a yishuv, that means loads of fun and organized activities such as participating in excursions, arts and crafts projects, sports events and the all round favorite of course, an “al ha-esh/BBQ” event whenever possible.
Ancient Sussya awaits your visit! The ruins of the “old” are being given a new lease on life, so to speak, by the Visitor Centre’s bustling activities in the midst of all the newly established communities in this region which lay desolate for hundreds of years.
From the blog of the Telfed Hebron Hills Regional Committee
A cave in the southern Judean Hills’ region of Har Hevron….that’s where it all began! In 2006 Elad and Naava Movshovitz set out in true pioneering spirit to start producing wine. From a mere 200 bottles of wine in the cool darkness of that cave their enterprise has steadily expanded and now boasts a production of around 7000 bottles annually.