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Netanyahu Pledges to Beef Up Security at Patriarchs’ Cave in Hebron

Israel will do its "utmost so that Jews will be able to go everywhere safely, especially to the Tomb of the Patriarchs," Prime Minister...

Jerusalem Arabs Clash with Police in Old City after Jew Stabbed

Terrorists are on the warpath as the Muslim holy month of Ramadan gets underway.

Update: Four Hurt in Suspected Gush Etzion Hit-and-Run Terror Attack

Three young boys have been injured by a vehicle in Gush Etzion in what is suspected as a terrorist hit-and-attack.

Rachel’s Tomb – After

Yesterday we showed you what Rachel's Tomb used to look like. Unfortunately, the Oslo Accords and "Peace" changed all that. Nowadays Rachel's Tomb is Fortress Rachel,...

Rachel’s Tomb – Before

The great work by israeldailypicture.com has made this rare collection of Rachel's Tomb photos available to the general public. Tonight is the Yartzheit of Rachel...

Bomb Wounds One at Rachel’s Tomb

At just after 11:00 pm on Monday evening, a pipe-bomb was again thrown into the Rachel's Tomb compound at the edge of Bethlehem, near...

PA Arabs Injure Jew in Firebomb Attacks on IDF, Rachel’s Tomb

Palestinian Authority Arabs attacks Israeli soldiers and civilians Monday night with two Molotov cocktail attacks on an IDF post neat Bethlehem and Rachel’s Tomb...

Peres: Israel Won’t Tolerates Attacks on Holy (Christian) Sites

President Shimon Peres delivered a Christian New Year’s message enthusiastically proclaiming that Israel “will continue to guarantee access to holy sites for all” in...

PA Mourns Failure to Take over Rachel’s Tomb as Muslim Holy Site

Jews visit Rachel’s Tomb Tuesday to pray that she cries for them. Today, the anniversary of her death, the Palestinian Authority has failed to turn it into a Muslim holy site. Chalk up one for the truth.

The Long List of Arab Riots Throughout Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem

Since early Friday afternoon, Arabs have been violently rioting throughout Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem.

Rachel’s Tomb: A Jewish Holy Site Since Ancient Times

The sixteenth century Arab historian Mujir Al Din wrote that Rachel’s Tomb was a Jewish holy place.

Who Firebombs a Grave?

The area around Rachel's Tomb has been fortified, cement barriers erected to protect those wishing to pray beside her grave.

The Peace Process Obama Won’t See: Firebombs and Sniper Fire

If Obama calls Jews settlers, what would he call Arab attackers? Indians? Unlike “settlers,” he won’t be firebombed, stabbed, shot at or run over by Arab drivers without licenses.

A Place To Call Home

Coming to Kever Rachel one cannot help but recall the traditional domed structure that once stood as a humble memorial to the greatest of women. Unfortunately a fortress like edifice of towering large concrete slabs has now replaced that familiar picture. It was here, at this holy site, that I first met Evelyn Haies, an American mother, grandmother, and globetrotter.

Tales of Rachel’s Tomb, a Strange Fire, the Golden Graft, the True Foundation

From rallying Rachel's children to reclaim their identity and holy roots, to purchasing and delivering a Sefer Torah to the empty un-walled streets in front of Rachel's Tomb, to petitioning to have regular scheduled trips of Egged buses eight times daily, Rachel's Children Reclamation Foundation now finds itself in a dilemma: whether to be silent like Rachel or cry like Rachel.

Rising Above Aggravation (Part Two)

In last week's column I described some of the nerve-wracking aggravation inherent to travel. Going to Eretz Yisrael, however, is different. There, everything is different, because Eretz Yisrael is our land. Hashem gave it to us to be our eternal inheritance. So no matter how long we may have been away from her, the land remains as close to us as it was thousands of years ago. We have a teaching, "Whatever happened to our forefathers is a sign for us, their children. In other words, everything is replay.

Kever Rachel Fund Reception

A special gathering was held recently in Los Angeles celebrating the continued preservation of Kever Rachel.

Kever Rachel Fund Reception

A special gathering was held recently in Los Angeles celebrating the continued preservation of Kever Rachel.

‘Why Do We Have To Leave?’

Anyone who has been to Israel is familiar with the countless religious, spiritual, and aesthetic attributes the land holds. The country is rich in Jewish tradition and historical significance abounds. There are awe-inspiring sights that leave indelible marks in our minds and souls. Israel is a land that has a special place in all of our hearts.

Rachel Imeinu Cries For Her Children

A young man and 12 of his friends went to Kever Rachel to daven for his very sick mother. She had leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant. The mother's family was tested to see if someone was a match. One relative's marrow matched with 9 out of 10 factors. This was good, but the optimum was 10 out of 10 factors.

Rabbi Porush’s Noble Legacy

The passing of Rabbi Menachem Porush in Jerusalem on Sunday night brought to mind many memories of my childhood. He was a close friend...

In The Embrace Of Mama Rachel

"Mama Rachel, I missed you!" I half-sob. "Mama Rachel . . . how could I have waited so long to visit you?!"

Rachel’s Children Reclamation Foundation Commemoration

Rachel's Children Reclamation Foundation hosted a yahrzeit commemoration at the Manhattan Beach Jewish Center.

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