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5 years later, Syrian wounded no longer surprised to be let into Israel, by Yoav Zitun (Ynet News)

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Feb. 17, 2018

IDF continues providing medical assistance to Syrians arriving at the border seeking help, with the focus being on children. ‘Only last year, we treated some 1,000 Syrian children,’ Northern Command officer says; Ziv Medical Center to provide hearing aids and glasses to Syrian kids.

Despite mounting tensions between Israel and Syria in the wake of last weekend’s border incidents, the IDF continued this week to provide medical care to seven Syrians who fled the fighting in the war-torn country.

Over the past five years, Israel has opened its gates to 4,071 Syrians who sought help from the country they were taught to hate.

It began five years ago…

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