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Tiberias

Tiberias is the main city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel. The city was a center for Jewish studies during the 18th and 19th century when a number of important rabbis resided here. Tiberias is one of the four holies Jewish cities in Israel (together with Jerusalem, Safed and Hebron). The sites in the city include the Tiberias Hot Springs; the old cemetery; a medieval Crusader church, St. Peters; an ancient Turkish Citadel and the tomb of Rabbi Moshe Ben Maimon. The city has some excellent seafood restaurants where they serve fish caught in the Sea of Galilee and a pleasant sea-front promenade and market.

 

 

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