Kiryat Arba

Cities in Israel

"How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel!"
(BaMidbar 24:5)

Kiryat Arba

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Kiryat Arba is a city near Hebron. It was founded in 1970. This city is the best choice for those who want to live in the high spiritual atmosphere of the Judean Mountains and at the same time - in a comfortable modern city.

The population of Kiryat Arba is about seven thousand inhabitants, 60 percent of which are religious. Among the secular population, the majority are new immigrants.

In Kiryat Arba there are two large areas - Kiriya and Harsina.

"Kiryat Arba" is one of the names of Hebron, the second holiest city for Jews, after Jerusalem. In Hebron is the Cave of the Patriarchs, or Mearat Ha-Mahpela ("Double Cave"), in which Adam and Hava (Eve), Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, Jacob and Leah are buried.

Local council "Kiryat Arba":
Tel. 02-9969555, 9969532

The National Insurance Institute of Israel ("Bituah Leumi"):
David ha-Meleh 32
Tel. *6050, 12226050

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Binyan 29/9
Tel. 02-9961857

Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
Tel. 02-6291100

City streets and attractions near the city:

Snowy Hebron

Kiryat Arba
The distance
(in straight line):

to Jerusalem - 30 km
to Tel Aviv - 68 km
to Haifa - 143 km
to Beer Sheva - 42 km