Syrian border

On Golan, Warily Watching The Civil War Below

Tourists continue to flock to the Heights, despite concerns that Syria’s violence could spill over the border.

Israel Correspondent

Tel Aviv — As is customary on Passover in Israel, vacationers streamed northward to the Golan Heights, renting bed-and-breakfast cabins and taking in the strategic plateau’s rugged wide-open beauty.

The view into Syria from roadside lookout near the Quneitra crossing where a Druze merchant set up jars of honey and cheese.
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