A favorite motif in Jewish art.
Hidden in the midst of the Muslim invasion.
Civil war has “smashed the idea of a Syrian nation.”
Israelis remember specific individuals; American Jews experience a sense of collective loss.
It’s only a matter of time before Israel is expected to open negotiations with Syria.
Squashing the rebellion where it began.
Mixed messages could lead to war.
A spurious pretext for fighting Israel.
As civil war rages in Syria, social pressure among Druze fades.
Bashar al-Assad was never capable of taking a different path.
A not-unprecedented trip to the Golan and a stop at a legal settlement.
It could have belonged to the mysterious Geshurites.
There’s still no stability in the Syrian Golan.
The mysterious civilization centuries before Abraham.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.