Saturday, August 15, 2009

Flying rabbis fight swine flu

BBC News

Thanks to Rob for the link.

About 50 religious leaders circled over the country on Monday, chanting prayers and blowing horns, called shofars.

The flight's aim was "to stop the pandemic so people will stop dying from it", Rabbi Yitzhak Batzri was quoted as saying in Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper.

The flu is often called simply "H1N1" in Israel, as pigs are seen as unclean.
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Thanks to critica for the link to the great image below.


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