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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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      Lots To Read In The Jewish Blogsphere, JBlogs


      There's a lot more to jblogging than you see on Arutz 7 and other Jewish or Israeli newspapers.  Blogging is the international cyber-Hyde Park, where everyone with internet access has a forum. 

      Besides the obvious crackpots, there are some very serious and intelligent writers.  We get together for "carnivals," which are like floating internet magazines.  Various bloggers take turns "hosting" editions.  The main and most veteran jblog carnival is Havel Havelim.  It's a weekly carnival and I hosted this week's edition.  In it I also blog about the other jblog carnivals and introduce a few dozen, quite a few dozen, blog posts from Jewish Bloggers all over the world.

      Enough with the introduction:

      Click here for Havel Havelim!!