Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The obligatory Ashton Kutcher post

OK, so talking about celebrity airheads is  not obligatory, but Jameel at The Muqata tracks Kutcher's visit to Efrat and Hebron where he is no doubt single-handedly ticking off thousands of BDSers.

Under the initiative of project "Mashiv HaRuach" which deals with strengthening the values of Zionism, Kutcher visited the community of Efrat, listened with great interest to a historical review of the community and the Gush Etzion area, dined at a Glatt Kosher restaurant, and even dipped in a local natural spring "Mikva" no less than 151 times! (151 is the numerical equivalent "gematriya" of "Mikva")

The project's director, Rafi Even D'aan briefed Kutcher and the history of settlement in Gush Etzion and spoke to him at length about the region's Jewish history. Rafi told Kutcher about the establishment of the new Jewish settlements after the Six Day War and explained the spiritual and historical significance of Gush Etzion.

Jameel also has photos and Ashton's tweets.