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An Israeli soldier from the Golani Brigade reads a holy book as he stands atop an armored personnel carrier at a training ground in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
Photo by: Ariel Schalit
An Israeli soldier from the Golani Brigade reads a holy book as he stands atop an armored personnel carrier at a training ground in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights near the border with Syria on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

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