Much later only did I become fully aware of what it had all been about: Hebron, where 69 Jews—men, women and children—had been brutally massacred by Arab rioters! Hebron, where my paternal grandmother had been born.
Hebron, built seven years before Zoan [Tanis, an ancient capital] in Egypt (Num. 13:22), is first mentioned in the Bible in Gen. 13:22. There, Abraham built an altar (his third) to God, and it was in Hebron that the first purchase of land—the Cave of...
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