2: Number of 18-hole golf courses in Galilee
150: Cost of the ultra-luxury resort (in millions of dollars)
8: Cost of water treatment plant already built (in millions of dollars)
The official website: www.israelbythesea.com
There will also is a golf course planned for Eilat, and JPost has a computer-generated image of what it might look like.
This blog post title is an allusion to the idea that Arbel may have been the mountain on which Jesus withdrew to pray (Matt 14:23; Mark 6:46; Luke 6:12). I should trademark it and trade it to the developers for one of the gazillion-dollar memberships.
2 thoughts on “Golf Where Jesus Prayed”
Although my overall reaction to this story is negative, a golf resort on Arbel isn’t as bad as Pat Robertson’s planned theme park on the shore of the lake.
Having scaled Arbel a couple of times, I can’t think of a more stunning splace to play a round of golf. The Galilee is so economically depressed that the development could only help.
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