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Al-Shuyukh Destination Guide

Discover Al-Shuyukh in Palestinian Territory!

Al-Shuyukh in the region of West Bank is a place located in Palestinian Territory - some 319 mi (or 514 km) South-East of East Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Al-Shuyukh

Local time in Al-Shuyukh is now 06:54 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Hebron" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, 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

29°C / 84 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Night Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 999.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 18°C (64 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Few clouds, calm.
Few clouds Day: 25°C (77 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Wednesday, 24th of October 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °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...


Settlement Activity in the Old City of H...

06:58 min ( May 17, 2011 by Alhaqhr)
Views: 2,721 - Rating: 4.75/5

Settlement Activity in the Old City of Hebron

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

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 31.58, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:16th-century synagogues, Hebron, Orthodox synagogues, Synagogues in the West Bank

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 31.58, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1971, Hebron, Universities and colleges in the Palestinian territories

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 31.58, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1948 Arab–Israeli War, Conflicts in 1948, Gush Etzion, Mass murder in 1948, Massacres in Palestine

Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion is a cluster of Israeli settlements located in the Judaean Mountains directly south of Jerusalem and Bethlehem in the West Bank, Palestinian territories. The core group includes four Jewish agricultural villages that were founded in 1940-1947 on property purchased in the 1920s and 1930s, and destroyed by the Arab League before the outbreak of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. The area was left outside the 1949 armistice lines.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.58, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1948 Arab–Israeli War, Gush Etzion, History of Israel, Israeli settlements, Jewish villages depopulated during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War

Gush Etzion Regional Council

The Gush Etzion Regional Council is a regional council in the northern Judean Hills, the northern part of the southern area of the West Bank, administering the settlements in the Gush Etzion region, as well as others nearby. The headquarters are located adjacent to Alon Shvut. The current mayor of the Council is Davidi Perl, elected on 14 February 2012.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 31.58, 35.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Gush Etzion, Gush Etzion Regional Council, Regional councils in Israel, West Bank

Quote of the moment

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.

Jack Kerouac