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.

04/03/2013
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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