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  • Jewish troops in Iraq can practice their faith, thanks to Navy rabbi

    By Lilly Fowler

    December 25, 2008 | 4:19 pm

    Rabbi Johnn Cutler, far lower right, celebrates Chanukah with other marines in Iraq. Photo courtesy Rabbi John Cutler

    A short distance from the area where many historians believe the Talmud was written, Rabbi Jon Cutler leads one of the only functioning synagogues left in Iraq.