Man Dies After Snake Bite at Sea of Galilee

57-year-old man dies after being bitten by snake while on vacation with family in Sea of Galilee. Ynet news: A 57-year-old man from central Israel was bitten by a snake and died as a result during a camping trip to Lake Kinneret. At first the man felts woozy and lost consciousness. After he received medical…

Road Found at Bethsaida from Time of Jesus

Christian News Network: Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe is a road that was traveled by Jesus and the disciples in the ancient town of Bethsaida. In conducting a dig near the Northeastern shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel, which was originally meant to serve as a mission to find artifacts from the…

Fishers of Men

SourceFlix: Today’s video short brings to life Matthew 4:18-19 where we learn that Peter is a fishermen on the Sea of Galilee who leaves everything to follow Jesus.  In turn, Jesus promises Peter that he will make him a fisher of men.  Yet, at the end of the gospels, still on the shores of the…

Leeches Invade Sea of Galilee

Sad news this. From Haaretz: Leeches have invaded Lake Kinneret’s [the Sea of Galilee’s] shores – for the second time in seven years. Standing in the water for as little as two minutes will cause your legs to be covered in hundreds of leeches. These particular types are not blood-suckers, making them relatively easy to…