exile, a city of Bashan (Deut. 4:43), one of the three cities of refuge east of Jordan, about 12 miles north-east of the Sea of Galilee (Josh. 20:8). There are no further notices of it in Scripture. It became the head of the province of Gaulanitis, one of the four provinces into which Bashan was divided after the Babylonish captivity, and almost identical with the modern Jaulan, in Western Hauran, about 39 miles in length and 18 in breath.
“I have no suspicion that someone at Facebook was making decisions about who has the golan and gives it to Syria,” he said.
Israelis never had the same ideological attachment to the golan Heights as to the West Bank.
And, not shockingly at all, he called for Israel to return the golan Heights to Syria as part of a peace deal.
I said that this is our joint challenge and one that is much more important than the golan Heights.
The license covers half the area of the golan from the latitude of Katzrin in the north to Tzemach in the south.
She tells of one writer for the London Sunday Times, Nick Tomalin, who was killed by an anti-tank missile in the golan Heights.
But Beinart is troubled by the implications of the statement for the golan Heights and the Law of Return.
“In fact, there is clear popular pressure to open the golan front to resistance,” Mr. Assad said.
The numbers varied from a hundred or so on the golan Heights plateau captured by Israel in 1967 to hundreds elsewhere.
golan was situated in Bashan, in the tribe of Manasseh, among the pastoral hills north of the lake of Gennesaret.