Those Phone Calls Again
Batya MedadNew York-born Batya Medad made aliyah with her husband just weeks after...
It's good news, bad news.
The good news is that Israel's election season is much shorter than the American one, which can be best described as never ending. The bad news is that ours has begun. Even if I didn't keep up with the news, I'd know now, because...
I got one of those phone calls:
"Please answer this survey. It's only one question:
Any guesses which number I pressed and why?
In the Likud primaries, would you vote for Land of Israel loyalist Michael Kleiner, who is running with Benny Begin?
- Press one for yes,
- two for no and
- three for undecided."
All I could think of was who's this Michael Kleiner? Where has he been the past few years? If he's such a Land of Israel Loyalist, why hasn't he been busy working, campaigning, demonstrating etc? MK's Arieh Eldad and Effie Eitam were injured at Amona. Where were Kleiner and Begin? They haven't visited endangered villages like Shiloh.