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Video: The Tomb of Mother Rachel

Video: The Tomb of Mother Rachel

On her yahrzeit, the story of Mother Rachel, her life and where her tomb is located in an inspiring and enlightening video.Chagi Ben Artzi, 29/10/2020 13:19
Leah Goldin: Establish force of women to return missing boys

Leah Goldin: Establish force of women to return missing boys

Marking day of Matriarch Rachel's passing, Dr. Leah Goldin calls to form women's force to find way to return boys from Hamas captivity.Mordechai Sones, 29/10/2020 11:05
Hagia Sophia is a mosque. What about  the Temple Mount and Hevron?

Hagia Sophia is a mosque. What about the Temple Mount and Hevron?

UNESCO has politely asked Erdogan to rethink his decision on Hagia Sofia. How easy it was for them to say Rachel's Tomb is a mosque. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 14/07/2020 06:00
Bombs thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Bombs thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Vehicles damaged after 2 explosives thrown at holy site. Police searching for attackers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2019 20:50
For the Jewish Mother's Day: Be a natural Jew

For the Jewish Mother's Day: Be a natural Jew

What is the secret of the Matriarch Rachel - Rachel, who was buried on the road and does not find comfort until every last one of her children returns to his 'border'.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 19/10/2018 07:27
'We need to show that the Cave of the Patriarchs belongs to us'

'We need to show that the Cave of the Patriarchs belongs to us'

Former Minister Gideon Sa'ar says UNESCO 'blatantly anti-Israel' in declaring Jewish holy sites 'Palestinian.'Benny Toker, 11/10/2018 18:54
UNESCO: Rachel's Tomb is 'Palestinian'

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 18:00
Suspects in Rachel's Tomb attack arrested

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, 04/10/2018 11:20
Pipe bomb thrown at Rachel's Tomb

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, 03/10/2018 22:42
Pipe bombs thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Pipe bombs thrown at Rachel's Tomb

Sapper works to defuse pipe bombs thrown into Rachel's Tomb complex.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2018 13:23
Female terrorist arrested near Bethlehem

Female terrorist arrested near Bethlehem

Police subdue terrorist and find knife in her bag. Terrorist arrested and taken for questioning.Ido Ben Porat, 01/03/2018 14:20
PA officer suspected in attacks on Israeli security forces

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, 12/02/2018 20:04
Senior PA security official arrested after anti-Trump riot

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, 02/01/2018 12:57
Thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb

Thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb

Tens of thousands of worshipers flock to Rachel's Tomb to mark Rachel's yahrzeit.Chaim Lev, 31/10/2017 00:07
Refusing to submit to UNESCO

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, 13/10/2017 13:17
IDF works to preserve history

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, 13/10/2017 12:05
Watch: Arabs throw rocks - and are arrested

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, 07/08/2017 09:20
Following attacks on Rachel's Tomb, security wall revamped

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, 31/07/2017 09:33
Watch: Firebomb attack at Rachel's Tomb

Watch: Firebomb attack at Rachel's Tomb

Footage captures attack near Tomb last week. Nobody was hurt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2017 08:56
Ministers Ariel and Shaked pray at Rachel's Tomb

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, 19/07/2017 17:07
Five Arabs arrested for throwing firebombs and stones

Five Arabs arrested for throwing firebombs and stones

Authorities arrest Judea and Samaria Arabs for attacking Rachel's Tomb visitors.Ido Ben Porat, 10/04/2017 10:33
Security forces catch boulder-thrower red-handed

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, 12/02/2017 09:57
Police crack down on terror at Rachel's Tomb

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, 06/11/2016 11:52
Report: 13 terrorists arrested at Rachel's Tomb

Report: 13 terrorists arrested at Rachel's Tomb

Security forces arrest Palestinians involved in terrorist activities in Judea and SamariaShoshana Miskin, 21/12/2015 10:36
EU Rabbis slam UNESCO over Rachel's Tomb, Machpela

EU 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, 12/11/2015 18:49
Watch: Undercover IDF forces take on Arab rioters

Watch: Undercover IDF forces take on Arab rioters

Duvdevan elite counter-terrorism soldiers infiltrate rioters' ranks - then break up violence in seconds.Ari Soffer, 07/11/2015 18:53
'Islamic site'? Thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb

'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, 23/10/2015 10:39
PA Drops UNESCO Kotel Bid - Partially

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, 21/10/2015 09:48
Terrorist Throws Firebomb at Rachel's Tomb

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, 04/10/2015 17:13
Latest Rage in Rachel's Tomb Terror: Explosives

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, 10/07/2015 10:13
Injured Border Policewoman 'Acted Heroically'

Injured Border Policewoman 'Acted Heroically'

Jerusalem District Police Commander visits Border Policewoman who was stabbed by a female terrorist this morning.Rafael Levy, 29/06/2015 17:17
Soldier Stabbed by Terrorist at Rachel's Tomb

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, 29/06/2015 16:04
Jews Go On the Offensive on the Temple Mount

Jews Go On the Offensive on the Temple Mount

Steadfast upholding of principles is the only way to win. Giulio Meotti, 11/05/2015 00:53
Yishai to Bennett: Stop Attacking Us

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, 10/03/2015 12:49
MK Ben-Dahan: Connect Rachel's Tomb to Jerusalem

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, 10/03/2015 10:05
Watch: Hundreds Pray at Rachel's Tomb

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, 04/11/2014 11:57
11 Heshvan: Mother Rachel and Building Jewish Nature

11 Heshvan: Mother Rachel and Building Jewish Nature

Mother Rachel's deeds revealed a nature true to Judaism's values. Yonatan Gordon, 04/11/2014 04:12
Thousands Set to Pray at Rachel's Tomb

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, 02/11/2014 17:18
Border Policeman Injured in Bomb at Rachel's Tomb

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, 14/10/2014 19:16
Bethlehem Attackers Try to Set IDF Pillbox on Fire

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, 19/04/2014 20:13
Border Policemen Injured in Rock-Throwing Attack

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, 23/03/2014 17:46
Rachel's Tomb Hit By 200 Terror Attacks in 2013

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, 11/02/2014 21:20
Thousands at Rachel's Tomb

Thousands at Rachel's Tomb

Jews by the thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb.Rochel Sylvetsky, 15/10/2013 01:16
Tens of Thousands of Kids to Pray for Rain, Health

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 14:32
Rachel's Tomb: 290 Firebombs and IEDs in 6 Months

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, 20/05/2013 10:50
Police Hurt in Jerusalem Rioting, 2 Bombs Found

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, 28/01/2013 14:53
PA Arab Teen Wounded Near Rachel's Tomb

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, 18/01/2013 22:29
Rabbis’ Plea as Terrorists Attack Worshipers

Rabbis’ Plea as Terrorists Attack Worshipers

Rabbis pleads for protection of Jewish worshipers as terrorists launch assault on Rachel’s Tomb.Maayana Miskin, 17/01/2013 16:23
50 Arabs Attack Rachel's Tomb

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, 16/01/2013 20:07
‘Imma Rachel’ Memorial Outdraws Rabin Event

‘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, 28/10/2012 10:54
Tens of Thousands Celebrate at Rachel's Tomb

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, 28/10/2012 01:46
Over 13,000 at Rachel’s Tomb as Celebrations Begin

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, 26/10/2012 13:00
Security Preps for Matriarch Rachel's Yarzheit

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, 18/10/2012 15:28
Spiritual Summer Lectures at Rachel's Tomb

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, 27/07/2012 16:29
Gala Symposium at Beit Bnei Rachel, Rachel's Tomb

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, 14/06/2012 17:33
Terror Victim to be Remembered at Rachel's Tomb

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, 12/06/2012 04:13
Arabs Riot at Rachel's Tomb

Arabs Riot at Rachel's Tomb

Local Arabs hurled rocks at Jews who came to pray at the holy site.Gil Ronen, 21/02/2012 16:49