By Lawrence Joffe, December 1, 2016
Only weeks ago, hungry Jews spent Yom Kippur listening to how Jonah turned the people of Mosul from their evil ways. Wait a minute - Mosul? The oil-rich Iraqi city that has languished under Daesh rule since July 2014 and is now the site of a major battle for its liberation?
Yes, for the Book of Jonah's fabled Nineveh is essentially the same place.