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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:
The worst thing about election time is trying to find a political party worth voting for. We have to weigh ideology,
We need a King David.
leadership and the chances that it will pass the minimum number needed to get into the Knesset.
Like in the Biblical Days of Judges, we have anarchy, people just do "their own thing."
Bibi hasn't waited until getting into office to show that he will continue with present policy of "trying to find a solution." Now Do You Understand Why I Don't Trust The Likud?... And This Is The Type Of Campaign Arieh Eldad Should Be Running.
Some people think they can "prop up" honest figures and turn them into leaders. It didn't work with King Saul, and it won't work today.
We need a King David. He doesn't have to "look like a king. He mustn't be dependent on "advisors." His faith in G-d must innate, unabashed and uninhibited.
It's all in the eyes, the vision...