About me: Aharon Shmuel HaCohen

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TRY ONE YOURSELF>>> Age: 26 Residence: Reading, Massachusetts Married? With children? Married to my beloved wife Noreen; no children yet Occupation: Student/ Sales Associate (Packaging/Shipping) Education: High School - Yeshivat Mekor Chaim (Kfar Etzion); Junior at Brandeis University (Politics/Journalism) Religious affiliation / observance: Torah-observant Jew Last person / party I voted for: George Bush (US); National Union (Israel) Next person / party I will vote for: Mike Huckabee (Republican primary); National Union or Moshe Feiglin (Likud) My history (100 words max): Born in Israel; grew up in Monsey, NY until age 12; returned to Israel - lived in Jerusalem for two years; studied in Yeshiva High school; served in combat in an IDF infantry unit (2000-2003) returned to US to work; studying politics and journalism at Brandeis University; married Noreen Leavitt in 2006 Family history (100 words max): My parents are American immigrants to Israel - from Texas and Connecticut. They live in Tekoa, Gush Etzion. My great-grandparents (on both sides) came to US from Eastern Europe in the early 20th century My connection with Israel: I was born in Jerusalem; strong Zionist since I was young; lived in Tekoa (Gush Etzion) for half of my life; served in combat in the IDF, became an officer; will return to Israel (with God's help) very soon... What I would take with me to a deserted island: My wife; a Tanach (Bible); juggling balls; a laptop; a basketball; a bathing suit; a cd player and some good music; some good food If I could have dinner with any person in the world it would be: Hard to narrow it down to one... This time I'll go with Rechav'am "Ghandi" Ze'evi, former head of Moledet. A visionary with strong biblical values; lover of mankind; understood the realities of the Arab-Israeli conflict, and knew how to achieve real peace. (He was murdered by Arab terrorists a few years ago) Which feminine/masculine trait would I like to have: I am happy the way God created me What angers you: Terrorism - the killing of innocent lives; other forms of murder - i.e. Euthanasia,abortion, stem cell research; people who lie and cheat - for their own benefit; the public flaunting of homosexuality; the extreme-liveral hatred of God or anything related to faith in Him; those who wish to give up the land of Israel to our enemies; people who don't appreciate the important work of the military, and the sacrifice of Israeli and American soldiers lives to protect them What makes you happy: God; the Tanach (bible); my wife; baseball; basketball; my family; making other people happy Last book I read was: Oslo - Failure or Folly, by Efrat Elisha Comfort food: Ice cream My life five years from now: living with my beautiful wife (and kids) in a nice house in Israel;working a job that I love and making enough money to support my family You may not like it but I have something controversial to say: The entire land of Israel belongs to the people of Israel, and no one has the right to give it up Happiness: 1-10 (10 being the happiest) 9 Click here to leave a message for Aharon TRY ONE YOURSELF>>> Meet all 'About Me' participants