Few cities can rival Hebron for its history and religious significance. One of the oldest continually inhabited cities on the planet; it is the second holiest city in Judaism, the fourth in Islam. Yet ask most people outside the Middle East where Hebron is, or where Abraham, Jacob and Isaac are meant to be buried - they would struggle. The trouble is Israeli, Palestinian, Arab and U.S. politicians are ignoring Hebron too, a mistake that history suggests could be costly.
Inspired by Goldstein’s actions
As horrendous as the massacre was, it was the Israeli response that proved to many Palestinians that the Oslo peace process had changed nothingChris Doyle