MUSLIMS ONLY: Me’oras HaMachpelah Closed To Jews On Erev Shabbos


The Ma’aras HaMachpelah on erev Shabbos 18 Sivan, will be open exclusively to Muslims to accommodate the third Friday of the Muslim month of Ramadan.

As such, Friday tefilos, will be held outside in the plaza area, by the Seventh Step. This includes erev Shabbos and maariv.

The site will once again be open to Jews on Shabbos morning, at 4:00AM, to accommodate persons davening neitz.

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)