ISRAEL: Aggression in Galilee

On a black, rainy night last week, 300 heavily armed Israeli infantrymen converged stealthily on a network of five Syrian border strongpoints along the northeastern shore of the Sea of Galilee. One assault party landed from small boats, conceivably near the place where Jesus stood when He called to Peter and Andrew to abandon their nets. A second column forded the icy River Jordan and advanced by land up the coast. At the zero hour, a Syrian sentry cried out: "Min hada (Who is there)?" And the night answered with fire. The Israelis fell upon the 200 men in...

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