Hebron Massacre.

Destruction at the Avraham Avinu Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter during the Hebron Massacre in August 24th 1929 in the then part of Mandatory palestine which resulted in the death of up to sixty nine Jews,by Arabs incited to violence by rumors that Jews were planning to seize control of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The event also left scores seriously wounded or maimed. Jewish homes were pillaged and synagogues were ransacked. Many of the 435 Jews who survived were hidden by local Arab families. Soon after, all Hebron’s Jews were evacuated by the British authorities.

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