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      Batya Medad made aliya from New York to Israel in 1970 and has been living in Shiloh since 1981. Recently she began organizing women's visits to Tel Shiloh for Psalms and prayers. (For more information, please email her.)  Batya is a newspaper and magazine columnist, a veteran jblogger and recently stopped EFL teaching.  She's also a wife, mother, grandmother, photographer and HolyLand hitchhiker, always seeing things from her own very unique perspective. For more of Batya's writings and photos, check out:

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      Iyar 20, 5768, 5/25/2008

      Fact and Fiction


      "Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense."
      Rosten, Leo

      We live in strange times.  Who would ever have dreamt, in one's worst, most terrifying nightmare, that an Israeli Prime Minister would be offering its enemies valuable land and at the same time be investigated for multiple crimes of corruption?

      None of the big time, small time or blog time political commentators seem to have the insider's dope on what's really behind Olmert's transformation from Betari/Revisionist/Right-wing nationalist to Left-wing/give our land away/corruption-suspect.

      Which famous fiction/mystery/detective/suspense writer would you assign to the task of finding out who and what is  truly behind Ehud Olmert?

      Who's your writer of choice?

       Grisham? Ludlam? Michael Connelly? or?