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Qafan al Khamis Destination Guide

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Qafan al Khamis in the region of Palestinian Territory (general) is a town located in Palestinian Territory - some 319 mi (or 514 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Qafan al Khamis in Palestinian Territory

Local time in Qafan al Khamis is now 02:39 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Damascus, Amman, Tyre, Beirut or Ras at Tawil. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

24°C / 75 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1007.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Scattered clouds.
Scattered clouds Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Broken clouds.
Broken clouds Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Thursday, 21st of December 2017
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (71 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)

Videos

Travel Palestine - Bethlehem

02:09 min ( December 14, 2011 by TravelPalestine)
Views: 4,738 - Rating: 4.84615/5

Bethlehem is the little town where Jesus Christ was born. Today, it is a spiritual and cultural hub. It is a destination with an upgraded tourism infrastructure and ready to welcome visitors any time ...

Where the Hell is Ehab? (2011)

02:15 min ( September 24, 2011 by GameRight2)
Views: 20,597 - Rating: 4.80583/5

Join Ehab as he dances Dabkah through 18 cities and locations in Historical Palestine during the summer of 2011. Enjoy and thank you for watching :) Song: Majd El-Kasem - Ysabahkoum Wa Ymaseekom Inspi...


PalFest 2009: al-Khalil/Hebron

06:30 min ( May 28, 2009 by Palfest)
Views: 6,419 - Rating: 4.7619/5

Though its impossible to show the full extent of what's happening in al-Khalil / Hebron, this video follows the PalFest group on a tour of the old city

Palestinians struggle in divided city of...

02:47 min ( November 07, 2008 by AlJazeeraEnglish)
Views: 16,064 - Rating: 4.63218/5

Palestinians have ended a week-long solidarity campaign against the Israeli authorities closure of the old city of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank. Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Hebron on...


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Interesting facts about this location

Hebron University

The Hebron University is an independent Palestinian institution of higher education, with over 7,800 students, around 75% of whom are female. Hebron University was established in 1971 by a group of notable Palestinians led by the late mayor of Hebron, Sheikh Mohammed Ali Al-Ja’bari. The University has an open registration policy that encourages students from every segment of Palestinian society to apply to the different Faculties.

More reading: Hebron University homepage
Located at 31.57, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1971, Hebron, Universities and colleges in the Palestinian territories

Abraham Avinu Synagogue

The Abraham Avinu Synagogue was built by Hakham Malkiel Ashkenazi in the Jewish Quarter of Hebron in 1540. The domed structure represented the physical center of the Jewish Quarter of Hebron, and became the spiritual center of the Jewish Community there and a major center for the study of Kabalah. It was restored in 1738 and enlarged in 1864.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.57, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:16th-century synagogues, Hebron, Orthodox synagogues, Synagogues in the West Bank

Beracah

Beracah is a valley in the Hebrew Bible. It was named the "Valley of Blessings by Jehoshaphat after his victory over Moab and Ammon, as is recounted in the Book of Chronicles. The valley is on the main road from Hebron to Jerusalem. According to Chronicles, Jehoshaphat gathered his people together and prayed to God for deliverance. God answered his prayer by stirring up the enemy to kill each other. When Jehoshaphat and his army entered the valley the enemy had completely destroyed themselves.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.57, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Hebrew Bible places, Valleys of Israel

Kfar Etzion massacre

The Kfar Etzion massacre was a massacre of 129 Jews by the Arab Legion on May 13, 1948, the day before the Israeli Declaration of Independence. All but four of the 133 inhabitants of Kibbutz Kfar Etzion were killed during a three-hour bombardment by Arab artillery, in the wake of a siege that lasted several days. When the remaining defenders surrendered, they assembled near the school where they were photographed waving white flags with their hands in the air.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.57, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1948 Arab–Israeli War, Conflicts in 1948, Gush Etzion, Mass murder in 1948, Massacres in Palestine

Tekoa, Gush Etzion

Tekoa is an Israeli Jewish communal settlement and Israeli settlement in the northern Judean hills in the West Bank. Tekoa is within the municipal jurisdiction of the Gush Etzion Regional Council. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.57, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Gush Etzion, Gush Etzion Regional Council, Israeli settlements, Populated places established in 1977