‘Rain out of season, especially when it is as powerful as we have seen in the last few weeks, it is an urgent message of redemption that we need to relate to,’ said Rabbi Yekutiel Fish.
Sea of Galilee (Kineret)
The Regional Council of the Jordan Valley published its annual report with the disturbing finding that the salinity of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is 30 percent higher than it was just five years ago and the highest it has been in 50 years. This dire situation may be remedied by prayers and good acts, and is described in Jewish sources as an aspect of the pre-Messianic age.
One of the most incredible things about the land of Israel is that you can’t go far without meeting an ancient place which was mentioned or described in the Bible. From ancient times until today, the mountains, valleys and lakes where Biblical matriarchs and patriarchs walked, lived and communicated with God have endured in the… Read more »