- This is the northernmost part of Israel and from these heights you can gaze out over Lebanon and Syria.
- The water and strategic vantage points of the Galilee mountaintops and the Golan Heights have made the region a source of political contention since time immemorial.
- Over the centuries, Egyptians, Canaanites, Israelites, Romans, Byzantines, Muslims, Crusaders, and Ottomans locked horns here.
- In the 20th century alone, the borders have been changed by Britain, France, and of course, Israel, Lebanon, and Syria.
- Extinct volcanic cones give the Golan its unusual topographic profile.
- Possible area of Paul’s Damascus road experience