Kinneret Cemetery

Kinneret Cemetery

Kinneret Cemetery - Grave of Rachel the Poetess

Couldn’t be a more beautiful setting for a cemetery than the shoreline of the Sea of Galilee where Kinneret Cemetery is located. This cemetery has become a pantheon for Labor Zionism whose ideological vanguard is buried here.

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Rachel Bluwstein

(1890-1931) In the Israel of your day, they simply call me “Rachel the Poetess.” I never set out to be a national heroine. I just fell in love with the countryside and nature in David’s Land and had a burning need to express that in my writing. In Russia I had planned to study art […]

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