Rachel's Tomb

Local nameקבר רחל
LocationBeit Jala

Rachel's Tomb is the site revered as the burial place of the matriarch Rachel. The tomb has been considered holy to Jews, and Christians for 2,000 years, and to Muslims for 1,400 years. Since the mid-1990s, Palestinians have referred to the site as the Bilal bin Rabah mosqueThe tomb, located at the northern entrance of Bethlehem, is built in the style of a traditional maqam. The burial place of the matriarch Rachel as mentioned in the Jewish Tanakh, the Christian Old Testament and in Muslim literature is contested between this site and several others to the north.

Tags Place of WorshipMosqueSynagogueJewish HistoryJewish Culture
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rachel's_Tomb

Official Website http://www.keverrachel.com/

Address (Unnamed Road), Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories

Coordinates 31°43'7.206" N 35°12'6.643" E

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