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lizrael update

moving along.

i’m getting to the hard part now. the emotional part. the, ‘liz are you sure you wanna do this?’ part. the grrroooaann part. and i just wish there was someone who could make it better but at the same time, i just wanna do this myself.

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lizrael update

paperwork.

yesterday i dropped off my passport to get my oleh visa at the Israeli Consulate.much quicker and easier than i expected! took about 5 minutes. if only every step of this proces could take 5 minutes…like finding an apartment, a job, a purpose…well, anyways, for those thinking about doing this, here is a little list: […]

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wedding season.

weddings are nice because they give you cause to dream about yourself. it’s wedding season now; i have four more to go and after tonight i am able to look more forward to them then i was before. weddings are out of body experiences i think; or rather, out of self experiences. you can take […]

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hebrew

will i ever speak hebrew with the proper accent???ever????? (will i ever speak proper hebrew?)

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a thought after Shavuot –

if we are not going to pass on Jewish values to our children – if we are not even going to take an interest in our heritage, in our collective purpose – then why are there thousands of young Jewish men and women laying their lives on the line to protect the Israeli borders?

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aliyah rites

crazyness!

ok, so on a logistical wavelength, there is soo much going on. so far, i’ve been working with the Jewish Agency Aliyah Center to work on my papers for citizenship and it was a lot easier than i thought it would be. next step – i have to go down to the israeli consulate in […]

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what a country

israeli malls.

i miss israeli malls. american malls are great. there’s nothing like them. except… portugese malls. british malls… yeah, most malls are the same. israeli malls have a flavor. maybe it’s the shit-quality clothing or the bourekas.

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allegiance

i pledgeallegianceto theflagof theUnitedStatesof America.And to the Republic,for which it stands,one Nation,under God,indivisible,withlibertyandjusticeforall.

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the city

Spent my evening/early morning in ‘the city’ as in Sex and the City, cosmopolitans, Sean Puffy Combs coming out of limosines on Broadway, yeah, you know the one. I rarely am there anymore… Not that I was ever so hot-and-heavy into the city. In England, people used to ask, ‘do you live like they do […]