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Sea of Galilee Crossings

Courtesy of Ori Yehezkel, Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo above shows Haim Tamir smearing Vaseline on Yitzhak Yehezkel before his 2nd crossing of the Sea of Galilee in 1953 On October 19th 1951, 35 swimmers raced across the Sea of Galilee from Ein-Gev to Tiberias in the presence of politicians including the the Speaker of the Knesset. The 4th edition of the

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