About me: Joel Leyden

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TRY ONE YOURSELF>>> Age: 49 Residence: Ra'anana, Israel Married? With children? Divorced + 3 children Occupation: Journalist / Internet Marketing / Media Consultant Education: Masters - Mass Communications Pets: Cats Religious affiliation / observance: Jewish / Conservative Last person / party I voted for: Kadima My history (100 words max): Was born an American Zionist. My dad would take me to every UJA fund raising dinner in New York. Even asked me to make a pledge while I was still in High School! Came to Israel for the Yom Kippur War as a volunteer. Made aliya and many Websites since 1987. Work as a journalist, international media consultant and Internet marketing pro. Served in Handasa Kravit, IDF Spox and today in MAGAV. I believe that many talk, some pray, but I respect those who do Family history (100 words max): Grandparents from Russia, good government people at Ellis Island changed the family name. I enjoy making my three children smile, taking them on nature hikes throughout Israel My connection with Israel: I live here, work here, serve here, support Jdate and create on-line support forums for fellow Anglo Saxons living in Israel What I would take with me to a deserted island: An IDF helicopter with fuel Last book I read was: It was not Harry Potter. Could be Desmond Morris - "The Naked Ape" Comfort food: Chinese and Jewish deli My life five years from now: In Israel one must ask what their life would be like 5 minutes from now Happiness: 1-10 (10 being the happiest) 8 TRY ONE YOURSELF>>> Meet all 'About Me' participants