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      From the Hills of Efraim
      by Yisrael Medad
      This blog will be informative, highlight foibles, will be assertively contentious and funny and wryly satirical.
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      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.

      Tevet 9, 5769, 1/5/2009

      The "Little" News


      This site and its bloggers are doing well in bringing you the news about Operation "Cast Lead".

      But, for my part, I would like to add a different element, what happens in the areas not being attacked by Hamas but rather by other Arabs.

      Here are three pictures of damage done between Shiloh and Eli by our 'neighbors', damage to agricultural work: destroying olive tree saplings:

      Those "little foxes" are at work.

      And have you read you Bible recently?

      Try Amos, Chapter One, the verses starting at 6.