In Jerusalem

My Israeli wife

Why is my American gentile sweetie, with her radical-Left politics and principled abhorrence of corporate consumerism, more Israeli than a lot of Sabras?

Gantz IDF
Photo by: IDF SPOKESMAN'S OFFICE
It is extremely poor form to criticize your spouse in public. All it reveals is your questionable judgment in your choice of partners, and anyway, the old Schadenfreude’s always out there, prowling around.

It’s also gauche to preen. Nobody wants to hear how lucky and happy you are, and anyway the old Freudenschade’s never far from its pal.



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