Religion: The Lost Mountain

In the wake of Israel's tough little army, a task force of scholars and pilgrims may invade the Sinai peninsula. Their objective: to find Mount Sinai, lost in the desert drifts of history.

Four Possibilities. Ever since the six-day blitz against Egypt, Israel's Minister of Religion, Dr. Samuel Cahane, has been snowed in by cables and letters from would-be pilgrims hoping to see the holy mountain while Israel still held the peninsula (Jewish travelers had been discouraged by the Egyptians). "It seems as if all the Jews in the world want to go to Mount Sinai," said Dr. Cahane. But nobody...

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