The Machpelah cave is where Avraham, Sarah, Yitzchak, Rivka, Yaakov and Leah are all buried. According to tradition, Adam and Chave wre buried there as well. Avraham’s purchase of this property was the first concrete action to establish a Jewish connection witha particular site in teh Land of Israel, and upon his death he is buried in this place. Although the entire Land of Israel was promise to the Children of Israel, there are three key places that were purchased nevertheless in order that they should never be accused of having taken possession of them illegally. Avraham purchase the Cave of Machpelah, Yaakov bought Yosef’s burial plot in Shechem and King David paid for the site of the Temple. Learn all about Hebron and the Jewish roots to in this holy city with a fascinating FREE eBook.
After the Six Day War, this bride had a wedding hall in mind, but suddenly the whole Jewish nation came together to celebrate her union. A delightful and moving video of the first wedding in the Cave of the Patriarchs in 2,000 years.
Hello Rabbi, I am a Christian Zionist and I live in Fair Oaks (Northern) California. I love your pictures, articles and the insights they give me. May G-d’s presence be very close to you today and prosper you and Jerusalem. Shalom!! Pamela White, Fair Oaks, California