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Wadi al-Ghrus2

Installed in 2018 about 800 meters north of the Wadi al-Ghrus checkpoint, at the end of ‘Othman Bin ‘Afan Street. The checkpoint infrastructure includes a screening room and two closed gates that prevent the passage of Palestinian vehicles. At this point the checkpoint is not staffed and Palestinians are allowed to go through, only as pedestrians, from Area H1 to the neighborhood of Wadi al-Ghrus and the other neighborhoods on the other side of the checkpoint.

The Stairs Checkpoint

Installed 50 meters west of the Bakery checkpoint. Staffed around-the-clock by Border Police and meant to prevent Palestinians from using the steps leading to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). The checkpoint infrastructure includes a guard booth.

Qafishah Shfelah Checkpoint

Installed in early 2017, 50 meters from the guard tower next to the Qafishah building, at one of the entrances to the Tel Rumeideh neighborhood. The checkpoint is staffed around-the-clock by the military and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes an electronic screening room, a fence and a turnstile, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.

Mash'had al-Arb'in (Tamar)

The checkpoint was installed in 2017 approximately 300 meters east of the Qafishah checkpoint, in the Jabal a-Rahmeh area. Staffed by the military around the clock and Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The checkpoint infrastructure is fortified and includes two electronic gates, an electronic screening room, and a control room, and is definded by the military as a “terminal with a smart screening position.”.

Wadi al-Ghrus

Installed in December 2017 between the settlement of Kiryat Arba and the neighborhood of al-Ja’bri. Staffed around the clock by the military. As a rule, Palestinians are allowed to go through, only as pedestrians, from Area H1 to the neighborhood of Wadi al-Ghrus and the other neighborhoods on the other side of the checkpoint, except for 85 residents of the neighborhoods who carry special permits allowing them to go through with their cars. The infrastructure of the checkpoint is reinforced and there is a screening room, a metal fence, four turnstiles and a control room.

A-Rajabi Building

Located in the neighborhood of a-Ras. Staffed by the military. Soldiers perform random checks, which have been stepped up since the settlers were allowed to return to the a-Rajabi building in April 2014. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. The infrastructure of the checkpoint includes a guard booth and a locked gate located approx. 30 meters away. The gate is opened only to let through garbage trucks of the Hebron Municipality.

The Soup Kitchen / (Shorabah)

Located west of al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs), across from the offices of the Border Police. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. No passage allowed to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of a handful of families who live on the other side of the checkpoint and were given permits.

Abed / Tomb of the Patriarchs - South

Located approximately 50 meters from the Tomb of the Patriarchs checkpoint. Staffed by Border Police. Controls traffic on a-Sahleh St. and the area near the Tomb of the Patriarchs. Everyone who goes through the checkpoint is inspected. Next to the checkpoint are a closed gate and concrete blocks that prevent the passage of Palestinians to the settlers’ “Gutnick Center” building.
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