Cana, Galilee as a Tourist Trap

This town in northern Israel has everything but circus barkers touting its main product. Storefronts are alive with oversize signs all telling the same story: This is the spot where Jesus Christ performed the first of some three dozen miracles.

Source: Cana: Ballyhoo for a Miracle in Israel | Bob Schulman

The site of Jesus’ first “sign,” as described in the Gospel of John, has three churches laying claim to different sites where Jesus turned water into wine. Illustrates how faith and economics don’t always mix well.

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