His visit is a spiritual pilgrimage, with 50 priests in tow, but he said he hopes to return to Israel again to “get more into the social, demographic issues and politics.”
The leader of New York’s Catholics is making time to socialize, though, and he raves about the local beer.
“I am drinking Maccabi; you have to try it. It even has a biblical name!” he said."Maccabi" is a commonly seen spelling of Maccebee from Isreal's Tempo Beverages. By our standards it may be considered a fairly bland lager. But, I can attest it can be quite refreshing in the desert heat.
See "Archbishop Dolan’s Holy Land tour stops at crucifixion site."
That reminds me,
Q: What beers are named in the bible"
A: He-brew and Israel-ite.