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Good morning, Today we have only one headline from yesterday as I spend a lot of time reaching out to the FAA to get more information about flying (not crashing) your drone over Apple Park. The main question that seems to be on our reader's minds is whether it is even allowed to fly your drone over ...
Jacob Damkani - Born near the sea of Galilee into a religious Jewish family. Came to faith through the witness of Jeff, a non-Jewish believer in the United States of America. The fire was lit. Jacob was burning to proclaim the same gospel to his Jewish kinsfolk back in Israel. He returned and Trumpet of ...

In 1974 when she was in Tiberias on the sea of Galilee with Mr Currie, she was asked if she would lead a trip on her own later the following year. James Currie interrupted: "only if she comes with me in April as well." But she refused to be bulldozed into this trip. Circumstances then dictated that she would ...
He also serves on the finance committee of his church, Sam Jones United Methodist, and is chairman of the board of Cartersville's Battered women's Shelter. Turner left Feb. 20 for a long-planned two-week tour of Israel. Regarding his scheduled visits to Bethlehem, the Dead Sea, the sea of Galilee, ...
It has a budding tourism industry and is a vital freshwater source with the headwaters of the Jordan River lying within it as well as sources feeding the sea of Galilee and Yarmouk River. A little over two years ago an Israeli strike killed an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander and Hezbollah ...
One of these paintings, "The sea of Galilee," is featured in "Expressions 2018" - a national full-color wall calendar created nationwide for residents at 50 Watermark retirement communities, including the Fountains at Greenbriar in Independence, where Gisela resided four years before moving to The ...

Desper, acting under the pseudonym "Mordokwan," solicited foreign buyers for both the Storm on the sea of Galilee and Vermeer's The Concert on Craigslist in a number of foreign cities including Venice and London. Desper directed interested buyers to create an encrypted email account to communicate ...
Using the moniker "Mordokwan," Desper sought out foreign buyers for "The Storm on the sea of Galilee," which is Rembrandt's only known seascape, and Vermeer's "The Concert" on Craigslist in a number of foreign locales, including London and Venice. He was trying to target foreign art buyers with the ...
The Setai - sea of Galilee, a pastoral spa hotel replete with 110 luxurious villas and suites that overlook the sweeping verdant vistas of northern Israel. Guests accustomed to the comfort and luxury of The Setai Miami will not be disappointed with this lakeside jewel in the region of the Galilee, Israel.
As the authorities twiddled their thumbs and did nothing to stop the invasive species in its tracks for years, the ant has invaded almost 300 communities including by the sea of Galilee - Israel's one real lake, experts warn in a paper published last week. Little fire ants are considered one of the world's worst ...
Actually, the whole region of Galilee is more or less a "backwater" place, known mostly for the sea of Galilee, much more a lake than a sea. Most people thought the place dull. Jesus was from this area-the town of Nazareth. Galilee's Cana and Nazareth were about 10 miles apart-wide spots in the road, ...
However, the biblical record indicates that, after being driven out of Nazareth (Luke 4:29-31), Jesus relocated to the town of Capernaum (located on the northern shore of the sea of Galilee) for the period of his earthly ministry. Matthew 4:13-14 (ESV) says, "And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in ...
I have written these articles from the four corners of the globe. No, it isn't some part of a grand scheme to become a roving reporter, writing from third-world countries, jungles or even a small villa somewhere off the beaten path. Truth be told, I had to write my article from these places because I was too lazy to ...
In Luke 7, Jesus had just finished teaching near the sea of Galilee, and then went to nearby Capernaum, where he was met by a group of Jewish leaders bringing an urgent plea from a Roman centurion. The centurion's servant was near death, and he wanted Jesus to heal his servant. Word of previous ...
Today is one of these days, and I am writing from the shores of the sea of Galilee. Actually, it's not a sea but a lake. Traveling here and finding that out is sort of like driving two days to Disney World only to discover parking-lot amusement rides. It's ironic. I guess if we called it the Lake of Galilee, we would ...
Highlights included Jerusalem and the Western Wall, Bethlehem, the Mount of Beatitudes, the Golan Heights and a sunset cruise on the sea of Galilee. They will share their experience in the Fellowship Hall of St. John's, beginning about 1 p.m.. The food drive, which began in January, will continue until the ...
Why 14, you may ask? It symbolizes one of the bible's greatest teachings: That Jesus descended from 14 generations. 3. The sea of Galilee. Call us sophomoric, but perhaps one of the biggest things we learned watching the video is that The sea of Galilee -- which is where Jesus spent most of his ministry ...

Inhabited since the Ottoman era, until 1989, Gadara offers stunning views of the sea of Galilee and a roam around Roman theatres and fountains. On the spring day I visit, Gadara sits eerily empty. Although the city is relatively close to Syria, it is far from the war-torn areas and has felt no direct impact, such ...
Beeman's younger sister Angel Beeman said she liked seeing pictures of houses, cities, the sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. "I'd like to go visit there," Angel Beeman said. While visiting the Dead sea, Fluker posted pictures of salt crystals to help them learn more about the site. On her way back home, ...
A vivid memory from my recent tour of Israel is the drastic contrast between the Dead Sea and the sea of Galilee. Though the beautiful aqua water of the Dead sea resembles parts of the Caribbean, looks can surely be deceiving. You see -- there are absolutely no plants, no fish, and no visible life present ...
Millions of years ago, the Mediterranean Sea, the sea of Galilee in Israel's north and the Dead Sea in the south were all connected, allowing seawater into the Dead Sea basin. One result was a thick deposition of sequences of salts, kilometers in depth. This seawater ingression is called the Sedom Lagoon.
One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers - Simon Peter and Andrew. They were throwing nets into the water to try to catch fish because they were both fishermen. That was how they made their living. Jesus called to them and said, "Come, follow Me, and I ...
Indeed, many of the participants at Kinneret - the name of this premilitary program, established in the Beit Zera kibbutz on the sea of Galilee's southern shore - said this was the first time they had ever made friends with members of the other religion. Young participants on the Kinneret premilitary program in ...
The site might also correspond to a second biblical location--a mysterious town referenced in the New Testament. The archaeologists discovered the ceramic artifact at e-Tell, which sits about a mile north of the sea of Galilee. E-Tell is among the leading contenders to be the original site of the biblical town ...
Israel is already facing the effects of climate change, as we are now in the fifth year of a severe drought, the sea of Galilee is at a century low, much of the Jordan River is a polluted trickle and the Dead Sea is shrinking rapidly. Water experts warn that if the sea of Galilee continues to shrink, it could become ...
Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz summoned an emergency meeting to discuss water shortages in Israel, following a fifth year of highly dry winter seasons. "We are in an emergency situation in the water sector, and we will be promoting actions to cope with the drought," Steinitz told experts who gathered at the ...
OK, my friends. Here is the latest news for all of us who might want to earn $10 million: the New York Times announced that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston has extended its reward of $10 million for information leading to the return of 13 works of art that were stolen from the museum almost ...
I was close to dying, and being here is a huge bonus. I wanted to see the sea of Galilee - the water Jesus walked on - and Jerusalem, of course. Im a Christian. When I bought the ticket, I didnt yet know whether Id be able to make the trip. I thought the money would be wasted, but it wasnt, and its amazing.
E-Tell is located 1.5 kilometers north of the sea of Galilee. (Other contenders for Bethsaida are el-Araj and el-Mesydiah). Ancient Greek cavalry, Block II from the west frieze of the Parthenon, ca. 447-433 B.C.E. Marie-Lan Nguyen / Jastrow. The extraordinary vase had been found among the ruins of the ...
The lost art includes "The Concert" by Vermeer and Rembrandt's only known seascape, "Storm on the sea of Galilee." All the stolen pieces were uninsured under the terms of the bequest that created the museum, and empty frames now hang where art was displayed. Authorities expected a call from the ...
Four consecutive years of drought have put several biblical bodies of water at risk: the sea of Galilee, the Jordan River, and the Dead Sea. The AP photographer Oded Balilty spent much of last year documenting these bodies of water and the ways locals and tourists play and worship there. The AP reports ...
French-Jewish businessperson Laurent Levy recent bought several lots totaling 100 dunam (25 acres) on the Migdal shore of Lake Kinneret (sea of Galilee). There is already an approved plan for construction of 800-1,000 hotel rooms on the land, with each hotel expected to contain 250 rooms. The lots ...
Jerusalem (AP) -- As Israel heads into its fifth consecutive year of drought, the sea of Galilee stands at a century low, much of the Jordan River is a fetid trickle and the Dead Sea is rapidly shrinking. The biblical bodies of waters -- pilgrimage sites for baptisms and beach parties alike -- are crucial to the ...
The sea of Galilee in Israel's north this year also dropped to its lowest level in a century. If these water sources disappear, it could have consequences that spread beyond our corridor of the Middle East. "Lots of things are influenced by the Dead Sea," says Shachal. "We are going to lose the nature reserve ...
This gorgeous home on a hilltop overlooking the sea of Galilee was designed by Golany Architects with optimal views and temperature control in mind. Inspired by the ornate mashrabiyas found throughout the Mediterranean, the architects covered the exterior with several sliding wooden shutters that ...
With Israel apparently approaching a fifth consecutive dry year, the sea of Galilee has dropped to dangerously low levels. This has increased the lake's salinity and harmed the quality of the water, which constitutes a quarter of Israel's potable supply. The Water Authority is also overseeing projects to pump ...
An Israeli extremist has been jailed for setting fire to a church where Christians believe Jesus performed a miracle. The Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes was set on fire in June 2015. One of the buildings in the compound was gutted by the flames, although the church itself emerged unscathed.
Israel's natural water sources remain under threat despite the increased use of desalinated water and purified sewage, a new report said. Moreover, the ecology of the sea of Galilee is in danger due to its falling water level, according to the state of the environment report, issued by the Environmental ...
At its widest, the Jordan reaches 60 feet across, and its deepest point is around 17 feet. Its section north of the sea of Galilee (Hebrew: Kinneret; Arabic: Bohayrat Tabaraya, meaning Lake of Tiberias) is within the boundaries of Israel, and forms the western boundary of the Golan Heights. South of the lake, ...
Among them is Zev Sigulim (pictured), from Tiberias on the sea of Galilee, who has witnessed seven years of harassment from Orthodox Jews and been forced to fly to Cyprus to get married because traditional rabbis refuse to recognise Messianic Jews! Some even refused to circumcise his sons. This is an ...
People at a spring water pool along the Dead Sea shore near the Israeli settlement of Ein Gedi. As Israel heads into its fifth consecutive year of drought, the sea of Galilee stands at a century low, much of the Jordan River is a fetid trickle and the Dead sea is rapidly shrinking. (Oded Balilty / AP). The Jordan ...
The missing pieces include Rembrandt's only known seascape, "Christ in the Storm on the sea of Galilee," and Vermeer's "The Concert," one of fewer than 40 known paintings by the 17th-century Dutch painter. Twenty-seven years later, there are still empty frames on the walls of the gilded museum where ...
French-Jewish businessperson Laurent Levy recent bought several lots totaling 100 dunam (25 acres) on the Migdal shore of Lake Kinneret (sea of Galilee). There is already an approved plan for construction of 800-1,000 hotel rooms on the land, with each hotel expected to contain 250 rooms. The lots ...
As Israel heads into its fifth consecutive year of drought, the sea of Galilee stands at a century low, much of the Jordan River is a fetid trickle and the Dead Sea is rapidly shrinking. The biblical bodies of waters -- pilgrimage sites for baptisms and beach parties alike -- are crucial to the survival and stability ...
This gorgeous home on a hilltop overlooking the sea of Galilee was designed by Golany Architects with optimal views and temperature control in mind. Inspired by the ornate mashrabiyas found throughout the Mediterranean, the architects covered the exterior with several sliding wooden shutters that ...
An Israeli extremist has been jailed for setting fire to a church where Christians believe Jesus performed a miracle. The Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes was set on fire in June 2015. One of the buildings in the compound was gutted by the flames, although the church itself emerged ...
Zion Oil & Gas logo Zion Oil & Gas Inc (Nasdaq:ZN) Treasurer Brauman Martin Van sold 25,066 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $1.99, for a total value of $49,881.34. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, ...
Jesus walked by the sea of Galilee, went up on the mountain, and sat down there. Great crowds came to him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, the mute, and many others. (Mt 15:29). The Jesus of Matthew's Gospel is a man of action. He traverses the towns of his disciples, proclaiming his ...
The man who would become Scotland's patron saint was born in the village of Bethsaida on the sea of Galilee in 6 BC and was a fisherman by trade. He and his brother Peter became two of Jesus Christ's Twelve Apostles or "fishers of men" after they met the Messiah on the shoreline and were called to his ...
Israel's Galilee region is popular with tourists, including many Christian pilgrims who want to see the area where Jesus lived and taught. Now, a major new archaeological find at Magdala, near Migdal, a town on the coast of the sea of Galilee, is attracting both Christians and Jews. For Christians, Magdala ...


 

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