Tiberias

A TRANQUIL scene in today’s Tiberias, with a view of the Kinneret from the northern city
Hassidim and the 1786 plague in Tiberias: We've been here before

By the month of Iyar, the plague had subsided but people remained in lockdown until after Shavuot.

By LEVI COOPER
30/04/2020
Ousted Tiberias mayor Ron Cobi appeals to High Court and is refused

"Cobi is an example of the wild incitement against the ultra-Orthodox public in recent months, which has led to schism and fragmentation," Ben-Gvir said. "Minister Elkin did well... to end his term."

By ANNA BARSKY/MAARIV , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
14/01/2020
Tour Israel: Summer is awesome at the Kinneret

For years, Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) has served as a great attraction for young Israelis, especially during the summer months. But there are plenty of attractions for families, too.

By MEITAL SHARABI
17/07/2019
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Ome
Tiberias Haredim place effigy of secular mayor on bonfire

"It is a disgrace to Tiberias that these are [the city's] representatives."

22/05/2019
Night club silhouette.
Measles exposure reported at Tel Aviv club, Netanya trampoline park

Measles outbreaks have caused a lot of commotion in Israel over the past several months.

A man wearing a Swastika [Illustrative]
Antisemitic graffiti strikes Israeli student delegation in Geneva

The mayor of Tiberias, Ron Cobi, published a picture where a swastika was drawn and the words "I love Hitler" in English were inscribed at the side of one of the bunk beds.

Tiberias Mayor Ron Cobi
Tiberias Mayor targeted by death threats over Saturday public buses

Since Cobi's decision to operate public transportation in the city on Saturday, threats to the mayor's life have increased.

Good meat on the Kinneret

All of the main courses come with the salads, fresh bread, and a choice of a side dish of rice, French fires, baked potatoes or sweet potatoes.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
01/03/2019
Egged bus
Tiberias begins public transportation on Shabbat, residents divided

Tiberias Mayor Ron Cobi, known for his anti-haredi rhetoric, allowed buses to operate on the Jewish day of rest

2016 Jerusalem Marathon
29-year-old ultra-Orthodox mother of 5 wins Tiberias Marathon

Deutsch started her running career only three years ago.

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