National Geographic : 1950 Dec
- " . ... ... . . .. Kodachrome byMaynard Owen Willialns © National Geographic Society 740 Scarcely Tilled for Centuries, the Slopes of Galilee Bloom Again as in theTime ofChrist Nineteen hundred years ago Jesus calmed Galilee's waters (Mark 4:39) and multiplied its fish (John 21:6). Today Israelis, having reclaimed itsdesolate slopes, call the lake Yam Kinneret (Lake Tiberias). Across the lake lies Syria. Cattle belong to a Jewish cooperative farm settlement.