Inside Israel 8:37 AM 3/9/2014
Global Agenda 9:18 AM 3/9/2014
Inside Israel 9:55 AM 3/9/2014
The Jay Shapiro Hour
Torah Tidbits Audio
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:
G-d willing the winners will serve the country well
The Likud didn't want certain people voting in the primaries. It's obvious. For sure they didn't want paid members who live in areas with Feiglin supporters to vote. They made things as difficult as possible.
Look at the crowds. We, in Shiloh were lucky. We live here. It was the regional voting station for an area that includes not only the "Shiloh block" of Shiloh, Eli, Maale Levona and the hilltops. There wasn't a polling station in Ofra, or Tapuach or Kochav Hashachar, well to the southeast of us.
People I know from all those places came here to vote.
"So, what?", you may say. They can get to Shiloh in 15-20 minutes. But I left out something. Voting was computerized, and...