Jerusalem Post Concerned For Palestinians Killed In Syria

by | Jul 10, 2019

Anna Arohnheim at The Jerusalem Post laments that over 4,000 Palestinians have been killed in Syria since 2011.  But, why were they in Syria?  Why were they in refugee camps in Syria to begin with?

Most of the Palestine refugees who fled to the Syrian Arab Republic in 1948 were from the northern part of Palestine, mainly from Safad and the cities of Haifa and Jaffa. A further 100,000 people, including Palestine refugees, fled from the Golan Heights to other parts of Syria when the area was occupied by Israel. A few thousand refugees fleeing war-torn Lebanon in 1982 also took refuge in Syria.

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Steve Woskow is an entrepreneur and was President of Agtech Products, Inc., a research and development company specializing in animal agriculture. He has a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Science from Iowa State University. He is retired and lives with his family in Northern Nevada.

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