Lower Jordan river- a toxic waste dump - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe
    • 22.07.10 | 18:11 (IDT)

    The southern part of the Jordan has been a waste dump for decades, in fact the somewhat salty water from Tabgha has been shunted from the northern sea of Galilee to the south where it is dumped into the Jordan lest we be forced to bathe or drink it. This is a health issue and has nothing to do religion. Anyone thinking otherwise I invite to drink a liter or two of it and get back to me.

    from the article: Environmentalists urge closure of Jordan River baptism site over poor water quality
    First published 17:57 21.07.10 | Last updated 17:57 21.07.10
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