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    The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

    The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty

    The Sea of Galilee is full, but the beaches are empty
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    After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown.

    This Saturday, April 25, 2020 photo shows the sea water level meter in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    This photo shows the seawater level meter in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    In this Saturday, April 25, 2020 photo, a tree stands where dry land used to be in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    A tree stands where dry land used to be in the Sea of Galilee. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    In this Saturday, April 25, 2020 photo, a dog swims in the water as trees stand where dry land was in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    A dog swims in the water as trees stand where dry land was in the Sea of Galilee. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    In this Saturday, April 25, 2020 photo, birds rest on as an empty tourist ship is anchored in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    Birds rest on as an empty tourist ship is anchored in the Sea of Galilee. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

    In this Saturday, April 25, 2020 photo, a bird swims where dry land used to be in the Sea of Galilee, locally known as Lake Kinneret. After an especially rainy winter, the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel is at its highest level in two decades, but the beaches and major Christian sites along its banks are empty as authorities imposed a full lockdown. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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    A bird swims where dry land used to be in the Sea of Galilee.  (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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