The nonsense in the media about a congressman taking a nighttime dip in the Sea of Galilee (Lake Tiberias) would be funny if it were not so stupid.
This "incident" took place a year ago after a group dinner attended by a gaggle of members of the US House of Representartives embarked on a propaganda trip run by AIPAC.
Lake Tiberias is one of Israel's major resort areas. Water sports are the "name of the game" for other than Christian pilgrims. Modern hotels are everywhere. The city of Tiberias has long been an R&R center of UN troops on duty in the region. They come there to relax, drink and make use of the army of Russian and Ukrainian prostitutes who inhabit the town.
For the Christian pilgrims the Israeli ministry of Religious Tourism has opened a hiking path called the "Jesus Trail. " So, everyone is "covered. pl