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Metal placards in the shape of Israeli soldiers sit on an old bunker at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, on June 24, 2013. (Associated Press)
Photo by: Ariel Schalit
Metal placards in the shape of Israeli soldiers sit on an old bunker at an observation point on Mt. Bental in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, on June 24, 2013. (Associated Press)

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