Dating restrictions on muslims
The Hebrew word "Hebron" is explained as being derived from the Hebrew word for "friend" ("haver"), a description for the Patriarch Abraham.
Today, Hebron is home to some 250,000 Palestinians and approximately 700 Jews.
King David was anointed King of Israel in Hebron, and he reigned in the city for seven years.
One thousand years later, during the first Jewish revolt against the Romans, the city was the scene of extensive fighting.
Today, Hebron has a mostly Sunni Muslim population and its Jewish community is comprised of roughly 700 people, including approximately 150 yeshiva students.
An additional 6,000 Jews live in the adjacent community of Kiryat Arba.
in Arabic) is located 32 kilometers south of Jerusalem and is built on several hills and wadis, most of which run north- to-south.