A rabbi in Ninevah

A Jewish chaplain serving with the 101st Airborne looks for the synagogues, schools, homes and cemeteries of the Jews of Ninevah, now Mosul.

Scroll down to read about how soldiers make life bearable in the Iraqi desert. For example, they eat the matches in the MRE packet; sweating sulfur deters the mosquitoes.

Via Donald Sensing.

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  1. I’ve heard that eating lots and lots of garlic will have the same mosquito-repelling effect, since the smelly chemical compounds in garlic are sulfur compounds.

  2. I’ve heard that eating lots and lots of garlic will have the same mosquito-repelling effect, since the smelly chemical compounds in garlic are sulfur compounds.