Palestinians seek to claim Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as World Heritage Site - www.jewishaz.com: Israel

Palestinians seek to claim Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as World Heritage Site

JNS.org | Posted: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 7:57 am

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is requesting that UNESCO recognize Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, as a Palestinian World Heritage Site.

The PA has asked UNESCO to fast-track the process, claiming the site is in danger of destruction by the “occupying force,” citing Israeli construction at the site as proof.

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