Clergy of three faiths pray for rain


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rabbi, a priest and an imam prayed together for rain on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

Rabbi Shlomo Didi of the Jordan Valley was joined Monday by Ian Clark, priest of the Scottish Church, and Muhammad Dahamshe, the imam of Kfar Kana, Ha’aretz reported.

Israel is suffering its fourth year of below-average rainfall. The sea, which is Israel’s main source of drinking water, has dropped to its lowest recorded level and soon could be rendered unusable.

The joint prayer was initiated by a hotel on the banks of the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret.


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