Israel's accidental conflict tourists
Thousands of people who came to Israel on vacation have gotten unexpectedly familiar with its bomb shelters.
Her dad was dead set against her traveling to Israel, warning that the violence in Syria could spill over the border and put her at risk. But Colleen Connolly-Ahern, a professor of communications at Penn State University, shrugged him off. “You see this map, Dad,” she told him. “That’s the Golan Heights up there, and that’s Beersheba down there – where I’m gonna be. It’s very far away.”