HEBRON – On April 11th, Palestinians, Israelis and international convened at the Al-Rajabi building to protest the illegal expansion of Israeli settlements in Hebron, near the settlement of Kiryat Arba. Human rights advocates have opposed the takeover of the Palestinian building, as it poses a grave impediment on the sovereignty of the Palestinian community of…

On March 24 settlers attempted to begin construction of a walking path outside the fenced “archaeological” dig near the Abu Haikal home on Tel Rumeida.  The settlers pounded in metal stakes in an area just below the fence which has been erected by Israelis around what was once the orchard of the Abu Haikal family, and…

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon will decide by April 11 whether or not settlers will be allowed to move into the Al Rajabi building in the Palestinian neighborhood of Wadi Hussein. If settlers  take possession of the building, the humanitarian impacts of their presence and the increased military presence which will follow, will undoubtedly be severe…

February 16, 2014 Friends and internationals gathered today to plant olive saplings in a Palestinian orchard in Wadi al Hussein.  The 25 one-year-old trees replaced mature trees which were damaged by last month’s winter storm in Al Khalil.  The orchard belongs to a Palestinian  family whose land is now surrounded on three sides by the…

JERUSALEM – The Israeli Supreme Court heard arguments on two cases that can significantly change the complexion of the West Bank, in particular the Old City of Hebron as well as the South Hebron Hills consisting of the villages of  Majaez, Taban, Isfay, Fakhit, Hallawa, Al Mirkaz, Jinba and Kharuba. Although the two court cases…

© 2015 With love from Hebron.
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