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....
Here's a Reuter's story, straight from Dani Dayan, Yesha Council Chairman.
There's been much discussion, some of it irrational and flaming, about the Council, so let's open it up again.
Read the story and comment.
And if that doesn't interest you, does a Bob Dylan interview and story from 1987? If so, then go here.
Would you like to read about the talk I gave to UC at Irvine students, Muslims, Jews and Christians?
And you did read about the Biden-Begin contretemps back in 1982? And how I proved that Marty Peretz of The New Republic was wrong. If not, go here.