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Our Deseret News team and a group from KSL that includes longtime broadcast journalist Carole Mikita, had planned to report on the president's trip to the Garden Tomb and a highly anticipated visit to the shores of the Sea of Galilee to hear the man revered as a prophet by faithful church members testify ...
There are scores of musical festivals in Israel today. Some of the most popular include Jacob's Ladder, a major folk music festival held at Kibbutz Ginosar on the shores of the Sea of Galilee; the annual Guitar Festival, held in the Negev desert; the Red Sea Jazz Festival, held over four days each year in ...

Far below, I spy lights edging what I perceive to be the dark Sea of Galilee, the stars twinkling in an inky black sky above. They say Safed is the Holy Land's closest town to the heavens, and I believe it. I can almost reach out and touch them. Then the thought strikes me. What is peace, anyway? A sense ... Jerusalem
My Lord also loved the sea, as He and his disciples spent many special times by the Sea of Galilee. One favorite time was the beach wood fire that Jesus shared with His followers. They shared smoked fish for their meal. Dear Lord, One day I am going to build a beach wood fire and cook some fresh ...

EIN GEV, Israel (Press Release) -- Every year during Pesach, hundreds of thousands of people visit the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and Magen David Adom is preparing accordingly by strengthening the forces in the area with an MDA Jet-Ski, which will be in operation from the beginning of the ...
(Left) Father Vasek on a boat on the Sea of Galilee. Vasek and members of the Diocese of Crookston toured Israel recently on a trip entitled "Footprints of God." (Right) Earl Karboviak (front) in the Jordan River where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. VeAnn Green is taking a picture of Dawn ...
Reverend Dean Pfeffer, of Hope Lutheran Church, Liz Pfeffer, Joyce Van Matre and Christine Mansell read the Plant City Observer in the Sea of Galilee, where Pfeffer recently hosted a tour of the Holy Land. Did you take the Observer with you on vacation? Send your pictures to Associate Editor Justin ...
Of course this reminded me of the two occasions in the New Testament gospels when the disciples of Jesus Christ were in a boat on the Sea of Galilee and horrendous storms broke out. Each time the disciples were very much afraid and feared for their lives even though some of them were seasoned ...
They call it the Holy Land and as I wander along the Golan Heights and around the Sea of Galilee, along the West Bank and up to Jerusalem, I am reminded this week of those beautiful pictures from my children's Bible and my Sunday school literature. I am so thankful I had a children's Bible in my house ...
Still, even casting her eyes once more on the Mount of Olives, the Sea of Galilee or the haunting expanses of the Judean Desert will not erase her memories of the snowcapped Wasatch Range. “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. The state is stunningly beautiful, varied in peoples and ideas, and ...
This film presents Mary Magdalene as a young woman who leaves her fishing village on the shore of the Sea of Galilee to join Jesus, who teaches forgiveness and love in his mission to bring about the Kingdom of God. With the disciples she follows Jesus to Jerusalem, where he cleanses the Temple of ...
In geography, we can see similarities when we compare the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. In northern Israel, the Jordan River runs along the border between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. Around the time 20 AD, the area around the Sea of Galilee was abounding with life! The fisheries of this ...
In the Carmel Mountains and the Sharon and Sea of Galilee areas rainfall levels were close to average or above it. In the south, rainfall levels were higher than average in February, and this was most prominent in the arid Negev and Arava regions. The cumulative amounts since the start of the rainy season ...
While excavating three Byzantine churches in Galilee, archaeologists from Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee uncovered seven intact mosaic inscriptions that are beginning to fill in the story of small-village life in the fifth century A.D. The inscriptions are in Greek, and by virtue of mistakes in the ...
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 ...

Mickey Nikolaev, who has been guiding groups from abroad for 20 years, says the situation is most dire near Lake Kinneret (aka the Sea of Galilee) – an obligatory stop on every Christian itinerary. “There haven't been any new hotels built there in ages,” he says. Asked to comment on these complaints, ...
Epsom and Ewell's Sports Personality of the Year is embarking on another rarely-attempted swimming challenge. Mickey Helps will be swimming 22km in the Sea of Galilee, a freshwater lake in Israel, on April 20 to raise cash for the British Heart Foundation. However, open water swimming can ...
Ask a pastor or priest about how and when Jesus calmed the waters and walked upon the Sea of Galilee. What might we say about the force of spirituality versus the power of the sea? Ask mariners: Where does the love of God go, when an unexpected storm tosses 50-ton ships to and fro like so much ...
After a long day of ministry, Jesus told his disciples to get into a boat so they could go to the other side of the Sea of Galilee. It was no big deal, especially with seasoned sailors like Andrew and Peter and James and John on board. A quick trip across the lake, a leisurely nighttime sail, and before morning ...
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 ...


 

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