09.04.2011 05.Nisan, 5771
Israeli society owes a vote of thanks to its media, one of whose tasks must be to safeguard morality in the most sacrosanct corridors of power.
The Jewish state has undergone a socio-ethical tsunami with the indictment, trial, conviction and subsequent seven-year prison term for its No. 1 citizen, former president Moshe Katsav, for having committed rape and indecent acts on women who worked in his office. His trial occasioned much media comment both in Israel and abroad.
Considering that we are the nation that gave the world the Ten Commandments of morality more than 4,000 years ago, we feel like hiding our heads in shame at this apparent desecration of God’s name….