Lebanon and Israel Wildfires Let Up After Prayers for Rain
- "We had given up trying to save the forest but were thinking only of saving our homes, families and babies. We all prayed for the fire to go out and it did. It's a miracle," said Bashir Gemayel, an official of the Fatri municipality. The cloudburst helped douse more than 120 fires nationwide that had turned forests of Mediterranean oak and umbrella-pine trees and farmers' olive groves, almond trees, vineyards and cherry and apple orchards into blackened wastelands.
Now why didn't the Israeli not think about his simple solution? They're the chosen once living in the promised land after all ...