I just have a question….

"Excuse me. I only have a question." Graffiti in Neve Tzedek. Tel Aviv

“Excuse me. I only have a question.” Graffiti in Neve Tzedek. Tel Aviv

As is generally known, Israelis don’t mince their words, are direct and impatient. I usually love it! The chart below is an excellent guide for those unfamiliar with the cultural differences between Israelis and other nations. (In short: Israelis and Japanese are polar opposites. To my surprise, Israel surpasses Italy in confrontational and emotionally expressive citizens).

So, how does this translate into my daily life? Continue reading

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