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Police (Shoter) / Hebron DCO / Bab a-Zawiya (56)

Separates the neighborhood of Tel Rumeidah from Area H1 which is under Palestinian security control. Staffed around the clock by the military. Palestinians allowed through only as pedestrians. Closed on some Israeli holidays, when settlers pass through the area. From October 2015 to 2019 only the residents of Tel Rumeideh were allowed through the checkpoint. In 2019 the military expanded and fortified the checkpoint infrastructure, to include a screening room, an observation room and four turnstiles.

The Bench checkpoint

Located east of the Tomb of the Patriarchs, approximately 30 meters northwest of the Bakery Checkpoint. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. The passage of Palestinians is forbidden. Palestinians are directed to a broken footpath and do not reach the checkpoint at all.

Diwan a-Rajabi (160)

Located between the neighborhoods near al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs) and the neighborhoods to the south of it. Staffed around the clock by the military. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians, and passage is barred on Israeli holidays. In 2019, the military expanded and reinforced the infrastructure ¬– which includes turnstiles and electronic screening rooms – and added a decorative picket fence. The military now defines the checkpoint as “a crossing point with a smart screening station.”

The Bakery / Tomb of the Patriarchs /al-Haram al-Ibrahimi - Southeast

Located near the police station. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. In 2015, the military installed a fence along the street, dividing it lengthwise into a broad, paved road and a narrow, rutted pedestrian pathway., and the police began forbidding Palestinians from walking on the street and directed them to the pathway. In early 2017, the military extended the fence and installed a gate at its end. In 2019, the military replaced the chain link fence with a more decorative fence. As of June 2018, the gate is open from 7 A.M. to 11 P.M.

Tomb of the Patriarchs - West (1)

Located northwest al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Two security check stations monitor the main entrance to the mosque. Staffed by Border Police and regular police. Everyone who comes to the checkpoint undergoes a security check. Open daily from early morning to 8 P.M. Closed on Israeli holidays. In 2016-2017, the military made renovations to the infrastructure at the checkpoint, adding an electronic screening room and cameras.

The Pharmacy (Abu a-Rish)

Located on a-Sahla Street, south of al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs), near the al-Ibrahimiya School and Abu a-Rish Mosque. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Palestinians are allowed through only as pedestrians. In 2019, the military expanded and reinforced the checkpoint’s infrastructure, and added a decorative picket fence. The military now defines the checkpoint as “a crossing point with a smart screening station.”

Giv'at Haavot / al-Muhwal

Located at the entrance to Giv’at Ha’avot, a settlement which was declared a closed zone by military order. Staffed by the military. The checkpoint has a gate to bar the passage of Palestinian vehicles, with the exception of residents of the al-Muhawel area who have special permits allowing them to drive through in their own cars. Other Palestinians may cross only on foot.
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