Israel’s President Rivlin, ‘Jewish connection to Hebron cannot be denied’

President Reuven Rivlin, the 1st Israeli President to visit Hebron in 17 years, gives way for dozens of left-wing activists to protest his official visit and his attendance at the inauguration of Jewish Heritage Museum’s new visitors center.

By Nitzi Yakov & Efrat Forsher


President Reuven Rivlin visited Kiryat Arba and Hebron on Monday, becoming the first Israeli president to do so in 17 years. Rivlin attended the inaugural ceremony of a new visitors center at the Jewish Heritage Museum in Beit Hadassah and also visited the Tomb of the Patriarchs.