read the history of the Golan and please expalain why it belongs to Syria - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Arnold-Canada
    • 05.02.12 | 14:55 (IST)

    The Golan was given to Syria post WW1. It was a gift. The Syrians used the "gift" as a launching site to attack the Jews living in UN Mandated Israel. Israel eventually said enough is enough and took the land from Syria in a war. Throughout time land changed hands during war. If Syria wants it back they will make peace offerings or fight for it.Golan will not be given back just because you say so. PS. If you do read the history of the Golan you will find it was originally a Hebrew land.

    from the article: Israel's Vice PM: Fall of Assad could weaken Mideast 'axis of evil'
    First published 11:07 05.02.12 | Last updated 11:07 05.02.12
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