Category Archives: Kinneret

Sea of Galilee Fishing Ban, Long Postponed, Now Scaled Back

A Haaretz article this week explained that the ban on commercial fishing in the Sea of Galilee, which was to have been imposed nearly a year ago in response to an alarming decline in fish stocks, was never actually implemented. Moreover, a … Continue reading

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UPDATED Visiting the Current Excavations at Magdala

I had occasion to visit Jerusalem’s Notre Dame Center the other day and received some information on the current status of the excavations at Magdala, particularly how one might arrange a visit to the site. The Notre Dame connection comes from … Continue reading

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