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Sigh language.

Nevermind. I just spent 20 minutes speaking sign language with a Thailandi.

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The Israeli post office: a common language in frustration.

“All my life I have been inconsolably grieved about two things. I was not born in Jerusalem, not even in the Land of Israel. And my speech, from the moment I was able to utter words, was not in Hebrew.”– Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, 1918 Ok, EBY. I agree with you – If ONLY I had been […]

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No more American express.

A ticket to the cinema on a Thursday night:Free if you have a Cellcom line (35 shekel normally). Popcorn and a soda:Dunno, too cheap to buy it. The Israeli movie-going experience.Actually priceless. ————————————————- So… Went to see The 40-Year Old Virgin on Thursday night. First movie I’ve seen in the Israeli cinema since I saw […]

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Cr->zy.

Right: My tremp never showed -> The taxi driver took the long way to get to the tachana and then got mad that I got out early -> Missed the bus because it left early -> Second bus took forever leaving the station and getting on the highway because the bus driver was a little […]