MK Warns IDF Not Ready for Matriarch's Yahrzeit

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

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

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 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

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

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: ‘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

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

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