Monday, December 17, 2012

(Video) Yaffa Tevuah and Kever Rachel - The Children Have Returned Home

24 October '12..

In 1945, Yaffa Tevuah was a 22 year old Lehi fighter imprisoned by the British in the women's prison in Bethlehem. While being taken back and forth to Jerusalem for questioning at the Russian Compound, the British Police headquarters in Mandatory Palestine, she passed by Kever Rachel (Rachel's Tomb) and recognized the landmark from pictures that hung in her home as a child in Moldavia. Seeking courage when facing her British interrogators, she drew strength from Rachel Imeinu (Mother Rachel) and comfort from her sense of returning home.

Toldot Yisrael (‪‬) presents its firsthand accounts from Israel's founding generation.

Produced by Toldot Yisrael in cooperation with the iCenter and the Jim Joseph Foundation.
Cinematography and editing: Eitan Wetzler
Interviewer: Peleg Levy

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