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  • 9 Soviet Army Officers Visit Tiberias

    Nine Soviet army officers visited Tiberias last Friday during a brief visit to attend a United Nations ceremony of the presentation of awards and medals to members of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the Golan Heights. The ceremony was held at UNDOf headquarters. Special permission was given to the Russian officers — five… More ▸

  • Sewage Flow Directed to Lake Tiberias

    Sewage water from Tiberias is flowing into Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee) Israel’s main potable water reservoir, despite misgivings by the Health Ministry. The Lake Tiberias authority, the Water Commissioner and local engineers agreed that by-pass systems which shunted the town sewage away from the lake must be closed down for 70 days for urgent… More ▸

  • Two Killed and 37 Injured in Terrorist Bombing in Tiberias

    A bomb blast in the crowded main street of Tiberias killed two people and injured 37 this afternoon. Five of the injured, reported in serious condition, were rushed by helicopter to the Rambam Hospital in Haifa after the facilities at nearby Poriya Hospital proved inadequate for the emergency surgery required. Most of the other injured… More ▸

  • Grenade Found on Tiberias Beach

    A hand grenade concealed in a parcel of fruit was discovered by a lifeguard at the Lyddo beach in Tiberias this evening. Police who were called said no timing device was wired to the grenade. Two hand grenades with timing devices were discovered in two movie theaters in Haifa Monday night. Five Arabs were arrested… More ▸

  • Code of Behavior Promulgated for Holy Places in Jerusalem, Haifa, Tiberias

    A code of behavior for Jewish Holy Places, applying to Jerusalem, Haifa and Tiberias, has been promulgated by Religious Affairs Minister Zerach Warhaftig. Prohibitions in such places apply to slaughter of animals and fowl, eating, drinking and smoking. Refreshment stands are barred and desecration of the Sabbath and Jewish holidays is outlawed. Dress must be… More ▸