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List of military checkpoints in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Checkpoints in the West Bank and Gaza

Name Sort descending District Staffing Checkpoint Type Description
A-Rajabi Building Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located at the entrance to the a-Ras area. Staffed by the military. Soldiers perform random checks which have been stepped up since April 2014, when permission to settlers enter the a-Rajabi Building was reinstated. Open only to Palestinian pedestrian traffic.

Abed / Tomb of the Patriarchs - South Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

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. Random checks conducted.

al-Awqaf \ Tnuva Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Staffed by the military. Near the entrance of the Avraham Avinu settlement. Palestinians are not allowed to cross to a-Shuhada Street.

al-Mahkamah (a-Sahleh) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located at the entrance to a-Shuada St. Permanently staffed by soldiers who prevent Palestinians from entering a-Shuada St.

Beit Hadassah (a-Shuhada) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Staffed by soldiers. Palestinians are not allowed to go through to a-Shuhada Street.

Diwan a-Rajabi (160) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Separates al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs) from the neighborhoods south of the compound. Staffed around the clock by soldiers. In September 2016, infrastructure at the checkpoint was expanded; turnstiles and  electronic screening room were added. Everyone who comes to the checkpoint undergoes a careful security check. Palestinians aged 16 to 30 who do not live in the area are not allowed to cross the checkpoint. Palestinians are not allowed through the checkpoint on Israeli holidays.

Giv'at Haavot / al-Muhwal Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located at the entrance to the settlement Giv'at Ha'avot. Staffed by the military - usually by a single soldier. The checkpoint has a gate that prevents Palestinian vehicles from crossing, with the exception of residents of the area who have special permits allowing them to cross in private cars. Other Palestinians may cross only on foot.

Ja'bri / al-'Ein al-Hamra / Generator Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located north of the al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs). Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Closed to Palestinians with the exception of a single family who lives in the Ja'bri neighborhood. Occasionaly opened during the month of Ramadan to allow access to al-Haram al-Ibrahimi (Tomb of the Patriarchs).

Mash'had al-Arb'in (Shisla) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

The checkpoint was installed in early 2017 at a spot approximability 150 meters from the guard tower near the Qafishah Building, at one of the entrances to the neighborhood of Tel Rumeidah. The checkpoint, which is staffed around the clock by soldiers, includes an electronic screening room, a fence and a turnstile. Palestinians are barred from going through, with the exception of people who live in the neighborhood.

Military tower near the Qafishah Building Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Military tower near the Qafishah Building at Jabal a-Rahmeh. Staffed around the clock by soldiers. Random checks of people passing through.

Police (Shoter) / Hebron DCO / Bab a-Zawiya (56) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Separates the neighborhood of Tel Rumeidah from Area H1 which is under Palestinian security control. Staffed around the clock by the military. Open only to pedestrian traffic. Closed on some Israeli holidays, at times that settlers are the area. Since October 2015, Palestinians can cross the checkpoint only if they live in the neighborhood. In early 2016 infrastructure at the checkpoint was expanded; a screening room with electronic devices, an observation room and four turnstiles were added.

Tal Rumeidah (Gilbert) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Staffed by the military from early morning to 10:00 P.M. Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of neighborhood residents and permit holders. Random checks are conducted of passersby. Turning left after the checkpoint is permitted only to members of the Abu 'Eishah, Abu Haikal, al-'Aza, and al-Khatib families.

The Bakery / Tomb of the Patriarchs /al-Haram al-Ibrahimi - Southeast Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located near the police station. Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Random checks conducted. Since 2015, Border Police have been keeping Palestinians from the wide, paved portion of the road. In early 2017 the military extended the fence and installed a gate at its end. As of June 2018, the gate is open from 7 A.M. to 11 P.M. The gate is closed at night and it cannot be used to enter or exit the neighborhoods of Gheith, a-Salaimeh and Jaber.

The Bench 2 checkpoint Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Checkpoint established in mid-2012. Located on Worshipers Road approx. 20 meters east of the Benches Checkpoint. Staffed by one Border Police officer in a sentry-box who watches the passersby.

The Bench checkpoint Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Located east of the Tomb of the Patriarchs, approximately 30 meters northwest of the Bakery Checkpoint. Staffed by  Border Police who conduct random checks. 

The Pharmacy Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Located on a-Sahla Street, south of the Tomb of the Patriarchs (al-Haram al-Ibrahimi), close to the al-Ibrahimiya school and the Abu a-Rish mosque. Open only to pedestrians. In July 2016 the checkpoint was shut down for two months for renovations to expand its infrastructure: Bars were added on either side of the checkpoint. Turnstiles, an electronic screening room and an observation room were added as well. Everyone who comes to the checkpoint undergoes a security check. 

The Soup Kitchen / (Shorabah) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Staffed around the clock by Border Police. Situated opposite Border Police headquarters in Hebron. No passage allowed to the Tomb of the Patriarchs (al-Haram al-Ibrahimi). Closed to Palestinians, with the exception of permit-holders who live in the area.

Tomb of the Patriarchs - West (1) Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

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.

Wadi al-Ghrus Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Installed in December 2017. Located between the settlement of Kiryat Arba and the neighborhood of al-Ja'bri. There is a screening room, a metal fence, four turnstiles and a control room. Staffed around the clock by soldiers.

Worshipers Way/ Wadi a-Nasarah Hebron Permanently staffed Checkpoint inside Hebron

Includes a watch-tower that is staffed around the clock by soldiers, and a metal gate that prevents the passage of Palestinian vehicles. Palestinians are only allowed to go through on foot.