The Cave of Machpela has an ancient history dating back to the earliest man and woman in the Bible. Adam and Eve are said to be buried in the cave, the first of four couples
Despite the fact that the founding fathers and mothers of the Jewish people, Abraham & Sarah, Isaac & Rebekkah and Jacob & Leah are buried in the Cave, Jews, Christians and non-Muslims are restricted from
The Cave of the Patriarchs has been standing and in use for over 2,000 years! The massive tomb structure was built by Herod, who also built, Massada, Herodian, Caesaria Port, and parts of the Temple
The purchase of the Cave of the Machpela, as the first land purchase in the Land of Israel, is used by our sages as the prototype for the Laws of Acquisition. Our sages point out
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