- an ancient city of Palestine, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967–97; since 1997 under Palestinian self-rule.
Arabic El Kha·lil [el kah-leel] /ˌɛl kɑˈlil/.
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Examples from the Web for hebron
But in Hebron you see what it means in its most humiliating manifestation.Inside Hebron, Israel’s Heart of Darkness
November 21, 2014
Her friend Elad Duggen, also 17, directed his anger at Hebron, home of the suspects in the killing.
“I want to serve as [a member of the undercover security forces] in Hebron and show them,” he said.
Steinitz said it should have protected the hitchhikers, who came from an Israeli settlement near Hebron.Israel’s Murdered Teenagers and Dying Hopes for Peace
July 1, 2014
This Torah portion is often used to falsely justify exclusive Jewish ownership of, and Israeli military presence in, Hebron.Arrested for Learning Torah in Hebron
A. Daniel Roth
October 28, 2013
From the direction of Hebron other valleys fall into this wide plain.
We parted from the quarantine soldiers, and took a guide for Hebron.
I had two dromedaries here, thoroughbred; we might have reached Hebron before——'Tancred
So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.
From a hill in the neighborhood of Hebron Jerusalem was in sight.Richard I
- a city in the West Bank: famous for the Haram, which includes the cenotaphs of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, and Jacob and Leah. Pop: 168 000 (2005 est)Arabic name: El Khalil
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