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Encyclopedia > Ramat Rahel
Ramat Rachel
Founded 1926
Founded by Gedud Ha'avoda "Jerusalem Brigade"
Region Jerusalem
Industries Hospitality, Agriculture
Website http://www.ramatrachel.co.il/about_us.htm

Ramat Rachel is a kibbutz in Israel just south of the city center of Jerusalem, overlooking Bethlehem. A frontier kibbutz since its founding, it was destroyed three times between 1929 and 1967. In 1948 it changed hands six times, and in 1967 it was the target of intensive artillery shelling from Jordanian positions. Wiktionary has a definition of: Foundation This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... A region can be any area that has some unifying feature. ... Jerusalem (Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם Yerushalayim; Arabic: القدس al-Quds; see also names of Jerusalem) is an ancient Middle Eastern city of key importance to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... Kibbutz Dan, near Kiryat Shemona, in the Upper Galilee, 1990s A kibbutz (Hebrew: קיבוץ; plural: kibbutzim, gathering or together) is an Israeli collective community. ... This article is about the city in the West Bank. ... 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Its main industry is now related to its hotel, but it is also building an archeological park.

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Ramat Rahel (853 words)
Ramat Rahel is located on a hilltop about halfway between the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
The royal citadel at Ramat Rahel is one of the most instructive examples of Israelite-Phoenician architecture in the biblical period.
The construction of the casemate walls and the buildings of the citadel was of excellent quality, with smoothed and squared stones laid in well-fitted courses.
The Battle For Jerusalem in the War of Independence (650 words)
Kibbutz Ramat Rahel stood at the southern and southwestern entrance to the city.
At the boundary of Jerusalem it was stopped by the defenders at Ramat Rahel.
Ramat Rahel had stopped the assault on Jerusalem from the south.
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