Back to School Video: Druze Students Cross into Syria

Yesterday, August 4, 2011, hundreds of Israeli Druze college students traveled from Israel to Syria via the Quneitra Crossing, along the Israeli-Syrian border. The students, who study at Syrian educational institutions, returned for the upcoming fall semester.

The Israeli Druze students used their summer break to visit their families in Israel.

The crossing is coordinated by officials from the Northern Command, United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) UNDOF and the Israeli Defense Ministry.