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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:
It's not racism to state that Muslim Arabs embrace a culture very different from the "western" one
Again, I'll begin with an invitation to women to celebrate Rosh Chodesh at Tel Shiloh:
Women's Prayers at Tel Shiloh
Rosh Chodesh Adar II
Sunday, March 6, 2011 9:30am
Dvar Torah, Short Torah Lesson
Please come and invite family, friends and neighbors
תפילת נשים ראש חודש אדר ב' בתל שילה
יום א' 6-3 9:30
יהיה דבר תורה קצר
נא לבוא, לפרסם ולהזמין חברות, משפחה ושכנות
I post much more frequently on Shiloh Musings and me-ander. You may enjoy my photo-post on Mount Zion, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva. There's also my latest sighting and filming of Jerusalem's lightrail in action.
Here's something new, not very PC at all:
It's not racism to state that Muslim Arabs embrace a culture very different from the "western" one. That's a good reason for Israel to stop negotiating "peace" with the Arabs, because the Arab concepts of "peace" and "negotiations" are fatally and inherently different from ours.
The recent rape of journalist Lara Logan is a case in point. Just now, as I was googling for news articles about it, I was disappointed that most were from the non-conventional news sites and blogs, not the large mainstream ones. That means that the big newspapers and news sites have been playing down the attack. I found an article in the New York Post, because it was mentioned some place else. Why has the rape been downplayed? I guess it's just not PC to say that Muslim Arab mobs unapologetically do things considered immoral and unthinkable elsewhere.
I've said many times that I'm a pragmatist. That puts me on the ideological Right. I'm a realist. That reminds me of some very wise words from MK Dr. Arieh Eldad, MD, Ha'Ichud Le'umi, National Union. He has stated that it must be remembered that there are many scientists, those who deal with real logic on the Right. They can't pretend; they must see things as they are.
Yes, as I've been saying, all these riots in Muslim Arab countries endanger world peace, and the fact that United States President Barack Hussein Obama finds these riots encouraging and supports them should frighten the "western world."