This handsome volume contains the wonderful story of the Jewish holy sites thoughout Israel, sketching the lives of important figures throughout the ages: our Biblical ancestors, the prophets, kings, Talmudic Tannaim and Amoraim, and scholars from later centuries. The graves of our ancestors are a source of rich, historical meaning for us, their decendants, connecting us to the land and to our roots. Only a nation that known and remembers its past can have a future. 198 pages 9 1/2" x 13 1/2". Colored pictorial.