Known to the workers who built the hydro plant as "The Old Man of Naharayim," Rutenberg, who died in 1942, is not widely commemorated in Israel.
Various hotels, attractions and resorts throughout Israel are offering discounted and free visits for residents living in Gaza border communities.
According to two Israeli researchers, a submerged structure is key to understanding an Ugaritic myth and was identified as the remains of Moses’ sister Miriam’s biblical well.
While rising water levels is monumental, Israel turns to desalination as its source for drinking water, and the lake’s water quality has taken the forefront of environmental concerns.
The rise in water levels comes after a heavy winter storm impacted much of the country over the past two days.
It is still unclear exactly how strong the snowfall will be in Jerusalem.
Meteorologists stressed that it's still too early for any certainty, as the different models are still unclear and very fragile.
Further rainfall and snowfall is expected on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Sunday night, about two centimeters of snow fell on Mount Hermon.
Due to the high levels of rain the past several years, in addition to this winter's rain, the Kinneret water level is 3.055 meters above the lower red line level.