Off the Beaten Track: For Christians and Jews alike

05.10.2012                      19.Tischrei. 5773                      Chol Hamo'ed 3

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Off the Beaten Track: For Christians and Jews alike

The archeological site of Migdal in the Galilee has a rich historical background and connections to Judaism and Christianity.

While traveling along Lake Kinneret, Christian and Jewish histories become inseparable. Sometimes while driving along the stretch of Route 90 along the lake’s western shore I find myself diving head first into the roots of Christianity even if I am guiding people who have no interest in hearing about Jesus and his disciples. After all Jesus, his disciples and their first followers were mostly all Jews who lived in the Galilee. Instead of ignoring this chapter of history in the Land of Israel during a Jewish focused trip, I feel it is important to put the story in its correct context of the first centuries BCE and CE….