What’s in a Name?

April 27, 2009 at 14:23 | Posted in Israel | Leave a comment


I was wondering all weekend what the impact would be on faithful Muslim or Jewish individuals if they contracted Swine Flu…

Well, it’s good to know the authorities are on the ball.

According to Haaretz

Ultra-Orthodox Deputy Health Minister Yakov Litzman on Monday declared that Israel would call the new potentially deadly disease that has already struck two continents ‘Mexico Flu,’ rather than ‘Swine Flu, as pigs are not kosher.

Now I’m only waiting for the protest note by the Mexican government….


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