The banks under protection: the rescue of the sea of Galilee

has played a large part in the earthly Ministry of Jesus, it is nowadays quite loud. The sea of Galilee in Northern Israel is a popular weekend destination. Bea

The banks under protection: the rescue of the sea of Galilee

has played a large part in the earthly Ministry of Jesus, it is nowadays quite loud. The sea of Galilee in Northern Israel is a popular weekend destination. Beach parties, boat ravings and resistant shore-new construction projects have added to the Holy waters of course. Groups of pilgrims gather in Tabgha and Capernaum, where only a few hundred metres more of the ball man rages.

Now the Israeli authorities. The National building officer has accepted a Plan of around 30 km, and thus nearly half of the Shore a nature reserve. Accordingly, the 27 kilometres of the shore for recreational and camping places around to stay, and in particular to the city of Tiberias, the stay itself, four kilometers of "urban shore line". The Rest goes to the lake nearby Kibbutzim.

It was hoped that the "tourist Potential" of the lake, to exploit, to offer the Public a place to bathe, to get at the same time, the open terrain, as well as "to obtain religious, cultural and residential areas", - stated in the Plan, the newspaper "Haaretz" quoted.

Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 12:20

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