Over 50,000 visit Hebron on Passover

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More than 50,000 people visited the West Bank city of Hebron during the Passover mid holidays, sources in the city’s Jewish community estimated Thursday.

Hebron’s Jewish community celebrates twice a year, on Sukkotand on Passover, when the Cave of the Patriarchs is fully open to Jews, including the sacred room of Isaac, which is located on the side which is usually open to Muslims only.

Most visitors arrive to pray at the Cave of the Patriarchs, but throughout the years the event had turned into a demonstration of support for the Jewish settlement in the city.

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