August 20, 2019

Welcome to Trumpville

“Cows are the first residents to greet curious visitors to the Golan Heights settlement that will eventually bear the name of U.S. President Donald Trump.

With the majestic Mount Hermon in the background, a placid group of four bovines chew the cud, lingering at the wire fence next to a gate and rusty sign that reads “Community settlement Beruchim: Founded 1991.”

Inside the gate is an abandoned guard station beside a road leading to a cluster of 10 modest houses, surrounded by trees and overgrown brush. Behind them are three large common buildings around a cracked concrete courtyard.”

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