Are Israelis Wary Of Befriending Americans?

Because Americans making aliyay (moving to Israel) are so likely to return home.

That was an insight in Danit Brown’s new novel, "Ask For A Convertible."

Danit replies to my inquiry: "I don’t know if it’s true, and even if it is, I wonder whether Israelis would be conscious of this, and whether more of this has to do with cultural differences, like not laughing at the same things.  When I was in Israel, it did seem as if English speakers stuck with English speakers except for when it came to dating, but again, that’s just my experience."

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been noted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
This entry was posted in Israel and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.