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The Golan Heights Come Down to Earth

Nearly four decades after the establishment of Katzrin, intended to be a bustling urban center in the Golan, residents and planners are still trying to figure out why it never took off, and whether an alternative plan would have made a difference.

It’s late summer in Katzrin, and the peaceful paths winding through the veteran Gamla neighborhood, the first to be built in this city in the Golan Heights,...