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....
The current campaign for protecting and assuring the continued Jewish possession of the Peace House is wrong.
And more than wrong, it is plain stupid.
No protest activity can ever succeed without a plan and without disciplined force. And good leaders.
The way things are going now, and the results - no matter who is at fault and how much the media is biased - are the proof, there has to be a serious rethink.
I hope that young boy lives and does so with full health. For his sake, I want to hear from his teachers, his Rabbis and all those who, supposedly, "are in charge":
What is now happening, and again, no matter how much enthusiasm and dedication and being convinced of the right and justness of the cause there is, even while being right you can lose.