The Last Syrians in Israel: With Border Closed, Wounded Syrians Face Uncertain Future

Israel has treated thousands of injured Syrians over the past five years, but only a handful remain in Israeli hospitals. Haaretz meets one of the final four – 14-year-old Ahmad, who nearly lost a leg in the civil war

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Ahmad plays with the screws on the metal cage around his leg while his mother talks with the social worker. Someone will adjust it soon. They’ll check on the bolts that penetrate what used to be a healthy...