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Israelis look nervously across to Syria

Fears that Syria’s violence could spill over border into Israel

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/israelis_look_nervously_across_to_syria

The Golan Heights on the border between Israel and Syria is a favorite holiday destination for Israelis, and thousands have been hiking and picnicking there during this week’s holiday. But the Israeli army asked some visitors to leave after a group of 50 Syrians, some of them armed, approached the border with Israel in the area of Mount Hermon, which in the winter functions as Israel’s only ski resort.

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