Hoping to Ward Off Nusra Front, Israel Is Helping Syrian Villagers Across Border

The Israelis are evacuating wounded to Israeli hospitals and providing medicine, food, clothing and blankets in the winter. The army hopes the village heads will shun extremist Sunni rebels.

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A senior officer in the Northern Command described Israel’s Syria policy as follows: “judgment, caution, trying not to be swept into the war, and strictly keeping to the red lines.”