UNESCO: Rachel's Tomb is 'Palestinian'

UNESCO commission adopts resolutions whereby Tomb of Patriarchs, Rachel's Tomb are 'integral part of Occupied Palestinian territory.'Guy Cohen, 10/10/2018, 6:00 PM

Suspects in Rachel's Tomb attack arrested

Border Police arrest two Arabs suspected of throwing a pipe bomb at Rachel's Tomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2018, 11:20 AM

Pipe bomb thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Border Police find suspicious object which turned out to be pipe bomb thrown at Jewish holy site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2018, 10:42 PM

Pipe bombs thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Sapper works to defuse pipe bombs thrown into Rachel's Tomb complex.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2018, 1:23 PM

Female terrorist arrested near Bethlehem

Police subdue terrorist and find knife in her bag. Terrorist arrested and taken for questioning.Ido Ben Porat, 3/1/2018, 2:20 PM

PA officer suspected in attacks on Israeli security forces

Police arrest PA officer, prosecutor's affidavit ties him to several attacks on security forces with rocks and firebombs.Mordechai Sones, 2/12/2018, 8:04 PM

Senior PA security official arrested after anti-Trump riot

Former senior PA security official arrested after organizing illegal demonstration, clashing with police near Rachel's TombDavid Rosenberg, 1/2/2018, 12:57 PM

Thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb

Tens of thousands of worshipers flock to Rachel's Tomb to mark Rachel's yahrzeit.Chaim Lev, 10/31/2017, 12:07 AM

Refusing to submit to UNESCO

The US and Israel have to continue to deal drastically with outright anti-Semitism and bald lies. Rachel's Tomb and Hevron, Jerusalem and the Western Wall are not Jewish enough for UNESCO. Giulio Meotti, 10/13/2017, 1:17 PM

IDF works to preserve history

IDF forces stationed at holy sites and tombs of biblical figures protect worshipers and ancient sites during High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2017, 12:05 PM

Watch: Arabs throw rocks - and are arrested

Instant justice: Three Arab stone-throwers nabbed just moments after they attacked Border Police officers near Rachel's Tomb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2017, 9:20 AM

Following attacks on Rachel's Tomb, security wall revamped

Terrorists throw firebombs, rocks, at Rachel's Tomb, security forces respond by extending security barrier upwards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2017, 9:33 AM

Watch: Firebomb attack at Rachel's Tomb

Footage captures attack near Tomb last week. Nobody was hurt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2017, 8:56 AM

Ministers Ariel and Shaked pray at Rachel's Tomb

Jewish Home Ministers resolve to find legal solution for Yeshiva at Rachel's Tomb, stuck in a bureaucratic rut preventing it from expanding.Orli Harari, 7/19/2017, 5:07 PM

Five Arabs arrested for throwing firebombs and stones

Authorities arrest Judea and Samaria Arabs for attacking Rachel's Tomb visitors.Ido Ben Porat, 4/10/2017, 10:33 AM

Security forces catch boulder-thrower red-handed

Arab teen uses slingshot to throw rocks at Rachel's Tomb visitors, gets caught by Border Police.Yedidya Ben-Or, 2/12/2017, 9:57 AM

Police crack down on terror at Rachel's Tomb

Police arrested a terror ring which threw rocks and explosives at those coming to pray at Rachel's Tomb in Bethlehem over a period of time.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 11/6/2016, 11:52 AM

Report: 13 terrorists arrested at Rachel's Tomb

Security forces arrest Palestinians involved in terrorist activities in Judea and SamariaShoshana Miskin, 12/21/2015, 10:36 AM

European Rabbis slam UNESCO over Rachel's Tomb, Machpela

The Conference of European Rabbis says UNESCO's moral legitimacy is in doubt after it listed the sites as Muslim.Yoni Kempinski, Athens, 11/12/2015, 6:49 PM

Raw footage: Undercover IDF soldiers take on Arab rioters

Duvdevan elite counter-terrorism soldiers infiltrate rioters' ranks - then break up violence in seconds.Ari Soffer, 11/7/2015, 6:53 PM

'Islamic site'? Thousands of Jews pray at Rachel's Tomb

Thousands at site of Jewish matriarch's tomb ahead of day of her passing; UNESCO just recognized site as 'Muslim.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 10:39 AM

PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - Partially

PA backs down on claiming Kotel as a Muslim site, but is still trying to claim Cave of Machpelah and Rachel's Tomb.Ari Yashar, 10/21/2015, 9:48 AM

Terrorist Throws Firebomb at Rachel's Tomb; Officer Injured

A terrorist threw a firebomb at security forces at the Tomb of Rachel Sunday. A Border Guard officer was injured.Yaakov Levi, 10/4/2015, 5:13 PM

The Latest Rage in Rachel's Tomb Terror: Slingshot Explosives

Staff member reveals terrorists are using slingshots to launch bombs at wall's lowpoint, where yeshiva students and visitors gather.Shimon Cohen, 7/10/2015, 10:13 AM

Injured Border Policewoman 'Acted Heroically'

Jerusalem District Police Commander visits Border Policewoman who was stabbed by a female terrorist this morning.Rafael Levy, 6/29/2015, 5:17 PM

Female Soldier Stabbed by Terrorist at Rachel's Tomb

Female terrorist wounds soldier standing guard at Jewish holy site just outside Bethlehem; after suffering serious wound soldier stabilizes.Uzi Baruch, 6/29/2015, 4:04 PM

Jews Go On the Offensive on the Temple Mount

Steadfast upholding of principles is the only way to win. Giulio Meotti, 5/11/2015, 12:53 AM

Yishai to Bennett: Stop Attacking Us

Yachad chief responds after Jewish Home head calls his party 'superfluous,' says it's the only right-wing party.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 12:49 PM

MK Ben-Dahan: Connect Rachel's Tomb to Jerusalem

Jerusalem Municipality should be put in charge of services to popular site, says Dep. Religious Services Minister.Gil Ronen, 3/10/2015, 10:05 AM

Watch: Hundreds Pray at Rachel's Tomb

Prayers, song in Bethlehem as worshippers gather to mark anniversary of biblical matriarch's death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2014, 11:57 AM

11 Heshvan: Mother Rachel and Building Jewish Nature

Mother Rachel's deeds revealed a nature true to Judaism's values. Yonatan Gordon, 11/4/2014, 4:12 AM

Thousands to Attend 'Yahrtzeit' Prayer at Rachel's Tomb

Police and Border Guards will be on duty to ensure that Jews are able to celebrate the Yahrzeit of Mother Rachel Monday and Tuesday.Yaakov Levi, 11/2/2014, 5:18 PM

Border Policeman Injured in Bomb Attack at Rachel's Tomb

Incident occurred as dozens of Palestinian rioters hurled rocks, molotov cocktails at security forces stationed at holy site.Uzi Baruch, 10/14/2014, 7:16 PM

Bethlehem Terrorists Try to Set IDF Pillbox on Fire

Soldiers use riot dispersal gear against approximately ten suspects in arson at Rachel's Tomb.Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 4/19/2014, 8:13 PM

Border Policemen Injured in Rock-Throwing Attack

Two Border Police hurt, one with moderate wounds, at Rachel's Tomb, as tensions rise after elimination of terrorists in Jenin.Uzi Baruch, 3/23/2014, 5:46 PM

Rachel's Tomb Hit By 200 Terror Attacks in 2013

Attacks on ancient tomb of Jewish matriarch Rachel discussed in Knesset, 119 explosives thrown at site last year.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2014, 9:20 PM

Thousands at Rachel's Tomb for Anniversary of Matriarch's Death

Jews by the thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/15/2013, 1:16 AM

Tens of Thousands of Children to Pray for Rain, Health

Next Monday, schoolchildren all over Israel will join together in mass prayer, in a major event organized by the Mibereishit organization.David Lev, 10/10/2013, 2:32 PM

Rachel's Tomb: 290 Firebombs and IEDs in 6 Months

Knesset discusses security measures at holy site, will consider building a roof over the compound.Gil Ronen, 5/20/2013, 10:50 AM

Police Officer Hurt in Jerusalem Arab Rioting, 2 Bombs Found

Police were busy in Jerusalem and along the city's outskirts on Monday. One officer hurt in Silwan riots, two bombs found at city's edge.Chana Ya'ar, 1/28/2013, 2:53 PM

PA Arab Teen Wounded Near Rachel's Tomb

15-year-old Arab teen wounded by bullet after Arabs attack security forces near Rachel's Tomb.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/18/2013, 10:29 PM

Rabbis’ Plea as Terrorists Attack Jewish Worshipers

Rabbis pleads for protection of Jewish worshipers as terrorists launch assault on Rachel’s Tomb.Maayana Miskin, 1/17/2013, 4:23 PM

50 Arabs Attack Rachel's Tomb

About 50 Arabs hurled pipe bombs, fire bombs and rocks at security forces. One soldier lightly hurt.Gil Ronen, 1/16/2013, 8:07 PM

‘Imma Rachel’ Memorial Outdraws Rabin Event By a Landslide

Less than 25,000 people gathered to remember Rabin in Tel Aviv Saturday night while more than 70,000 prayed at Rachel’s Tomb.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/28/2012, 10:54 AM

Tens of Thousands Celebrate at Rachel's Tomb

Tens of thousands of people arrived at Rachel’s Tomb on Saturday night for the annual celebration of her life.Arutz Sheva, 10/28/2012, 1:46 AM

Over 13,000 at Rachel’s Tomb as Celebrations Begin

More than 13,000 have already visited Rachel’s Tomb in honor of the Biblical matriarch’s passing; more to come.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 1:00 PM

Preparing Security for the Anniversary of Mother Rachel's Death

A Knesset delegation visited Rachel's Tomb on Wednesday to work out security details for the anniversary of the matriarch's death.Hana Levi Julian, 10/18/2012, 3:28 PM

Spiritual Summer Lectures at Rachel's Tomb

Rachel's Children Reclamation Foundation adjoining Rachel's tomb invites the public to enjoy Torah talks and a supperette at the site.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2012, 4:29 PM

Festive Symposium at Beit Bnei Rachel, Rachel's Tomb

Next week a long tradition will be marked with a symposium at the house “filled with the spirit of Rachel Imeinu,” next to Rachel's Tomb. Chana Ya'ar, 6/14/2012, 5:33 PM

Terror Victim to be Remembered at Rachel's Tomb

An event on Tuesday and Wednesday at Rachel’s Tomb will include a memorial to terror victim Sara Blaustein, who visited the site every week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2012, 4:13 AM

Arabs Riot at Rachel's Tomb

Local Arabs hurled rocks at Jews who came to pray at the holy site.Gil Ronen, 2/21/2012, 4:49 PM

Cave of Machpela, Rachel's Tomb 'Won't Be Neglected'

Ministerial Committee for Heritage Program approves 13 projects at cost of NIS 72.5M.Gil Ronen, 2/14/2012, 6:17 PM

Is Israel Conceding Rachel's Tomb as PA Heritage Site?

The PA wants UNESCO to declare the Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb as its heritage sites. Israel is excluding them from its own list.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/14/2012, 10:27 AM

Tens of Thousands Visit 'Mother Rachel's Tomb

Tens of thousands of people came to visit Rachel’s Tomb. "Rachel is everyone’s mother and we have come to visit our mother."Yoni Kempinski & R. Sylvetsky, 11/9/2011, 4:27 PM

The Link between Rachel’s Tomb, Rabbi Eliyahu and Terror

Rabbi Eliyahu began to feel weak after the 2008 terrorist attack at Mercaz HaRav, after he canceled plans to pray at Rachel’s Tomb. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/6/2011, 8:52 AM

MK Warns IDF Not Ready for Matriarch Rachel's Yahrzeit

MK Eldad says a curfew must be placed on Bethlehem area near Rachel's Tomb on Tuesday.Gil Ronen, 11/3/2011, 7:51 PM

PA Plan: Use UN to Cement Claims to Jewish Holy Sites

The PA plans to use anticipated membership in UN committee to make claims on Jewish holy sites in Judea, Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 10/10/2011, 2:54 PM