Nearly nine decades ago, an Arab mob murdered 67 Jews in Hebron's Jewish Quarter after being incited to violence by Jerusalem's Mufti.
Stand for Israel Blog - History
Just like today, 41 years ago Israel's Ambassador to the U.N. - and future president - Chaim Herzog was forced to defend the Jewish state's right to Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs.
In just six days in 1967, Israel pushed back enemy armies that threatened her existence, at last achieving defensible borders, while also showing its commitment to coexistence.
Fifty years later, some aspects of the historic war Israel fought and won have faded into memory.
With Israel's miraculous victory in the Six-Day War, its neighboring Arab enemies learned that the Jewish state could defend herself and would not allow her people's destruction.