Their campaign to free her is fittingly being waged where it all began: online, on a Facebook page called “Free Rachel Wade.”
But Rachel, 19, was ready for her—she was toting a razor-sharp steak knife.
Remember when Ryan Gosling hangs from the Ferris wheel demanding that Rachel McAdams go on a date with him in The Notebook?
Michelle gives a tip of the hat to the Kennedy-era gardening of famed heiress Rachel "Bunny" Mellon.
God help us all: Rachel Zoe will executive produce a half-hour scripted comedy show about her life for NBC.
Madame Rachel, as she called herself, had no pretensions to good looks.
May she draw a husband, while drawing her water, as Rachel did of old.
Rachel followed her, and they walked in silence down the avenue.
There was my half-sister Rachel, now, eight years younger'n me.
Rachel advanced a step nearer, and looked at me very strangely.
fem. proper name, biblical daughter of Laban and wife of Jacob, from Late Latin, from Greek Rhakhel, from Hebrew Rahel, literally "ewe" (cf. Arabic rahil, Aramaic rahla, Akkadian lahru, a metathesized form).
ewe, "the daughter", "the somewhat petulant, peevish, and self-willed though beautiful younger daughter" of Laban, and one of Jacob's wives (Gen. 29:6, 28). He served Laban fourteen years for her, so deep was Jacob's affection for her. She was the mother of Joseph (Gen. 30:22-24). Afterwards, on Jacob's departure from Mesopotamia, she took with her her father's teraphim (31:34, 35). As they journeyed on from Bethel, Rachel died in giving birth to Benjamin (35:18, 19), and was buried "in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem. And Jacob set a pillar upon her grave". Her sepulchre is still regarded with great veneration by the Jews. Its traditional site is about half a mile from Jerusalem. This name is used poetically by Jeremiah (31:15-17) to denote God's people mourning under their calamities. This passage is also quoted by Matthew as fulfilled in the lamentation at Bethlehem on account of the slaughter of the infants there at the command of Herod (Matt. 2:17, 18).