Yisrael Medad currently is responsible for Educational Programming and Information resources at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center. After serving as Director of Israel's Media Watch 1995-2000, he is now a member of its Executive Board. Yisrael Medad has served as a Parliamentary and Legislative Aide to Members of Knesset; Senior Assistant to the Deputy Minister for Science; and Editor, Counterpoint during 1981-1994. He is an Op-Ed contributor to the Jerusalem Post, LA Times, International Herald Tribune, Sh'ma, Outpost, Israel Scene and other periodicals, and is Founding Editor of the Yesha Report. Yisrael Medad has been active in promoting Jewish rights on the Temple Mount through the El Har HaShem (To the Mount of the Lord) Society.