National Geographic : 1944 Dec
Dr. N. Gidal from Black Star Guarding a New Colony, Jewish Settlement Police Stand Watch on the Jordan Housed in its remarkable valley, the narrow river resembles the Rio Grande at low water. Spring flood will coverthe entire thicket. Abode ofBible-time's lion, the valley knows him no more. He is survived by the jackal. Viper and scorpion, too, dwell amid tangledoleanders, willows, tamarisks, and thorns.