Tour of the Cave Machpelah | Located in Hebron, Israel | Beit Tehila
ISRAEL: TOMB OF THE PATRIARCHS REOPENED
Cave of the Patriarchs (Merat Hamachpela) in Hebron, Israel
The Cave of the Patriarchs, also called the Cave of Machpelah and known by Muslims as the Sanctuary of Abraham or the Ibrahimi Mosque, is a series of subterranean chambers located in the heart of the old city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) in the Hebron Hills. According to tradition that has been associated with the Holy Books Torah, Bible and Quran, the cave and adjoining field were purchased by Abraham as a burial plot.