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October 29, 2003
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Orthodox rabbis reportedly approved the use of pigs to guard Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The move supersedes the prohibition on raising pigs in the Holy Land, Israel’s daily Yediot Achronot reported. Pigs have a finely tuned sense of smell that can detect weapons and intruders, and they also may deter would-be Muslim attackers, since pigs are considered unclean in Islam as well.

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