What is SYCHAR?

Meaning: liar or drunkard (see Isaiah 28:1, 7)

From the time of the Crusaders, this place has usually been identified with Sychem or Shechem (John 4:5)

It has now, however, as the result of recent explorations, been identified with 'Askar, a small Samaritan town on the southern base of Ebal, about a mile to the north of Jacob's well.