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The Sea of Galilee as seen from the Upper Galilee mountain range
The Sea of Galilee (Hebrew: Yam Kinneret) is the largest freshwater lake of Israel. It is a picturesque lake located in the east of the Galilee region, (at the other side of the lake is the Golan Heights). The area is, of course, best known for its Gospel associations with the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. As such, it forms a natural destination for pilgrimage amongst all varieties of Christians. Its beaches are also a prime recreational spot for Israelis and foreigners alike.
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