As a result, these guys are truly connected with their country – and the rest of the world – in a way that most of us cannot understand. Tel Aviv feels like one continual Spring Break, which a book I’m reading explains in one sentence: “in Tel Aviv, if you drink or eat or party enough, even the worst kind of war feels like peace.” Escapism aside, the energy is infectious.
They never shy away from a serious conversation and have no problem expressing their opinion, controversial as it may be. On my second night in Tel Aviv, I made the mistake of mentioning that I hate going out to an Israeli guy, only to have him spend the rest of the night amicably mocking me for being a “librarian” and offering me tea en lieu of tequila.
Having spent a full week studying both the culture 1. Perhaps as a result of mandatory military service, Israeli people appear completely incapable of sugarcoating their message with the customary glaze of bullshit.
Their directness is palpable in every mundane interaction (and can easily unnerve those seeking ass-kissing in customer service) but is particularly present in their pickup game, which can be best described as ‘blunt bordering on aggressive’.
) as its national treasure, guaranteed to lure young Birthright dwellers for years to come.
It's important that you know how you feel about bringing up children with a sense of their Jewish heritage, as well as their Indian heritage (I can't see why you wouldn't include Indian heritage as well).
I gave a more detailed answer about this specific point here, if you want to learn more about it: There's no reason why Israeli men wouldn't date or marry an Indian woman.
Picture a guy you have known for ten minutes informing you that, while he is not interested in anything serious, he would like to “make beautiful love” to you.
Yes, this happened to a friend of mine and yes, make beautiful love they did. Israeli people are born into a heavy-hearted history.