Monday, January 30, 2012

The Golan's Jewish Property

Guy Bechor has an article - here in Hebrew - on Jewish landholdings in the Golan Heights/Syria from the renewal of Zionist redemption of the land activity:-

The green illustrates areas of Jewish development and in the next map, I've added the English names:

In 1891, 25,000 dunams were purchased there. Within a half a year, another 25,000.

According to the sources, including this book and others, upwards of 100,000 dunams (25,000 acres) of Jewish legally registered property exists in Syria.

Here's a book which is one source in English:-

If Syria ever becomes free, let's hope for genuine coexistence.


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