Yisrael Medad is a revenant resident of Shiloh, in the Hills of Efrayim north of Jerusalem. He arrived in Israel with his wife, Batya, in 1970 and lived in the renewing Jewish Quarter, eventually moving to Shiloh in 1981. Currently the Menachem Begin Center's Information Resource Director, he has previously been director of Israel's Media Watch, a Knesset aide to three Members of Knesset and a lecturer in Zionist History. He assists the Yesha Council in it's contacts with the Foreign Media in a volunteer capacity, is active on behalf of Jewish rights on the Temple Mount and is involved in various Jewish and Zionist activist causes. He contributes a Hebrew-language media column to Besheva and publishes op-eds in the Jerusalem Post and other periodicals. He also blogs at MyRightWord in English and, in Hebrew, at The Right Word....
This is going to be a short blog post.
David Landau, he-who-wears-a-black-kippah, editor of Haaretz, asked US Secretary of State to organize the rape of Israel. Really. Read here.
Ladies and Gentlemen, what would you do to a rapist if you caught him/her? What would you do to one who incites a rapist to rape?
So, then, this is the level of public discourse, this is the level of conversation with the Secretary of State of a foreign country, this is the level of the intellectuals, the press and the elites of Israel. Too bad Chanukah has come and gone already.