President Rivlin: Hebron in 2019, a “test of the ability of Jews and Arabs to coexist together”

JNS
In remembering 1929 Hebron massacre, top Israeli leaders visit…and make history
by Josh Hasten
September 4, 2019

“We are not strangers in Hebron, and we will stay here forever!” were the climactic remarks made on Wednesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an official state ceremony at the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Hebron commemorating the 90th anniversary of the 1929 Jewish massacre. Netanyahu also said that he was proud that his government approved dozens of additional housing units last year for Jewish residents of the ancient city. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein also visited Hebron on Wednesday, along with other government officials, to take part in the day-long memorial. READ MORE

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