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Israeli president Isaac Herzog attends a ceremony on the first night of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, at the Cave of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron, November 28, 2021. Photo by Gershon Elinson/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ?????? ????? ?? ????? ??????? ????? ?? ???? ??????? ???? ????? ????? ???? ?????? ??

Israeli Preisdent Isaac Herzog kindled the first candle Sunday e ening on the Hanukkah menorah at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

The event was held under heavy security especially in light of terrorist threats from Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.