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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:
Tishrei 30, 5772, 10/28/2011
Chodesh Tov. Today we celebrate a new month, Cheshvan. G-d willing the rains will start in sufficient quantities to make up for the years of drought. I'll be going to Tel Shiloh soon for Women's Rosh Chodesh Prayers. For more information about that and other things going on in my life, here in The Eye of the Storm, read Shiloh Musings and me-ander.
Let's start with HonestReporting's excellent slideshow
Maybe I missed something, but I never quite caught on to the reason why the State of Israel took on responsibility for paying for this Ilan Grapel's release from Egypt with prisoners.
Why is Jonathan Pollard still in an American jail?
Don't forget that the Arab terrorists aren't stupid, cruel and violent, but not stupid: