Galilee


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  • noun

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an area of northern Israel

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This is significant progress for the Galilee Basin proponents and the regional communities looking forward to the job opportunities and economic development this project offers.
demonstrates that Jesus was greatly influenced by his own Jewish heritage as well as by the social and economic situation of Palestine in general and Galilee in particular.
The Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fish in Galilee, was set on fire at dawn on Thursday by Jewish extremists , which led to injuring two people including a monk, and resulting in considerable damage to valuable property.
Fiensy (professor of New Testament, Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky) and James Riley Strange (associate professor of religion, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama) present Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1, a studious omnibus of information about ancient Galilee, focusing on the historical period of 100 BCE to 200 CE.
One religious sect, the Templers, set up a colony in Bethlehem of Galilee in 1906, regarding it as a special place to prepare for the Second Coming of Christ.
It is on display in the Galilee Chapel from Thursday, October 2 until Thursday, October 30, from 9.
Najar said the New Testament references that Jesus preached at a number of synagogues across the Galilee, but this is the only one in the area that the archaeologists have discovered from this period.
Israeli Walla website said that today dawn, two injured terrorists were hospitalized to Nahariya Hospital in Galilee, one of them in a critical condition.
The event that the article is based on took place in 1981 in the Galilee where violence broke out after a soccer game between two Palestinian Arab villages.
Researchers said that the Sea of Galilee find is also just north of the site of ancient city Khirbet Kerak, which was one of Israel's largest and most heavily guarded cities in third millennium BC.
Accommodation includes two nights at the three-star Sea Net hotel in Tel Aviv, three nights at the Jerusalem Gate Hotel and two nights at the four-star Kfar Giladi Hotel in Upper Galilee.
A dumping permit would allow a major expansion of the port of Abbot Point for two Indian firms and Australian billionaire miner Gina Rinehart, who together have USD$16 billion worth of coal projects in the untapped, inland Galilee Basin.
Israeli sovereignty over the Galilee is not being questioned in any way.
Jerusalem, Aug 22 (BNA) -- Four Katyusha rockets, this afternoon, were fired from the Lebanese territories towards the Western Galilee, the Iron Dome System intercepted one of the rockets, while the other three rockets landed outside the Israeli territories, Israel Radio reported.
In 1953, Israel began construction of a water carrier to take water from the Sea of Galilee to the populated centre and agricultural south of the country, while Jordan concluded an agreement with Syria, known as the Bunger Plan, to dam the Yarmouk river near Maqarin, and utilise its waters to irrigate Jordanian territory, before they could flow to the Sea of Galilee.