Culture Minister Miri Regev cabinet meeting March 11, 2018.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
FEARING CAPTURE by the king of Gat, where he sought refuge while fleeing his nemesis, King Saul, the future King David “let his saliva run down his beard” so he would come across as a madman.The act worked, as the Philistine asked his staff “Do I lack madmen that you have brought this fellow to rave for me?” David survived the encounter and Gat became a milestone in his journey to power.
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