Times of trouble? Tell Rachel all about it, as people have done for centuries.

Posted by Iris Hami

Jun 4, 2013 9:51:32 AM

HISTORICAL SITES IN ISRAEL ...
Rachel's Tomb is located in the city of Bethlehem, just south of Jerusalem. For centuries, it lay on a deserted roadside, and Rachel's descendents would come here to pour out their hearts to her - the mother who dwells in a lonely wayside grave in order to be there for her suffering children. Rachel is a continuous source of comfort to her children—praying for her children and eliciting the divine promise of her children's return to their Promised Land. See More
Photo: HISTORICAL SITES IN ISRAEL ...Rachel's Tomb is located in the city of Bethlehem, just south of Jerusalem. For centuries, it lay on a deserted roadside, and Rachel's descendents would come here to pour out their hearts to her - the mother who dwells in a lonely wayside grave in order to be there for her suffering children. Rachel is a continuous source of comfort to her children—praying for her children and eliciting the divine promise of her children's return to their Promised Land.

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