This video captures the true beauty and majesty of the Kinneret or Sea of Galilee, which is rich with cultural and historical significance.
The Kinneret has been known by different names over its long history. Hebrew scripture refers to it as the Kinneret, which is also its modern name. It is also known as the Sea of Galilee. It has tremendous importance for both Jews and Christians.
The sea, situated in northeast Israel between the Golan Heights and the Galilee region, is the largest source of fresh water in Israel and the lowest freshwater lake on earth. It is fed partly by underground springs, although its main source is the Jordan River.
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