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'Islamic site'? Thousands 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

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

Latest Rage in Rachel's Tomb Terror: 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

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 Set to Pray 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 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 Attackers 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

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

Tens of Thousands of Kids 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 Hurt in Jerusalem 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 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

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

Security Preps for Matriarch Rachel's Yarzheit

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

Gala 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 'Not 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 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 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

‘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'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 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

Biblical Art Near the Tomb of Mother Rochel

Oil paintings by the Ellen Lapidus Stern at Beit Bnei Rachel, adjacent to the Tomb of Rachel. Yoni Kempinski, 8/28/2011, 9:22 PM

Israel Suspends UNESCO Relations

Israel to stop working with UN organization after it declares Rachel’s Tomb to be a mosque.Elad Benari, 11/4/2010, 2:14 AM

UNESCO Erases Israeli Protests

Netanyahu attacks UNESCO decision to recognize Rachel’s Tomb as a mosque as an “absurd” attempt to “detach Nation of Israel from its heritage.” Hillel Fendel, 11/1/2010, 12:18 PM

Bus Service to Rachel's Tomb

The 11th of Cheshvan is the yarhzeit for Rachel, the Biblical Matriarch. Special bus service ferries thousands to her tomb 'on the way to Efrata'.Gil Ronen, 10/18/2010, 8:17 PM

PA: ‘Holy War’ on Rachel’s Tomb

PA warns of “holy war” over the 3,500-year-old Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem. Muslims claim it's a mosque, although Islam is barely 1,300 years old.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/24/2010, 11:10 AM

Thousands at Rachel’s Tomb

Tens of thousands of Jews prayed at Rachel’s Tomb (Kever Rachel) at Bethlehem Wednesday night and Thursday, 3,600 years after her death.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/29/2009, 9:32 AM

Shalit's Scroll at Rachel's Tomb

Worshippers introduce a Torah scroll written in the merit of Gilad Shalit in a festive ceremony at the Tomb of Rachel.Aaron Deutch, IsraelNN TV, 8/27/2009, 1:08 PM

The Hijacking of Rachel's Tomb

UNRWA schools now teach that Rachel's tomb is a shrine to a Moslem. David Bedein, 11/4/2014, 3:32 PM