Step-by-Step: Making Aliyah to Israel

Documenting the very personal process of making Aliyah (immigration to Israel) by one very atypical Israeli-American girl. Aliyah on 17, August, 2005. Roadmap: What do you mean there's no roadmap?! Hang on, we're in for a bumpy ride! Ole!

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

This is news?....It is in Israel

With elections only 6 weeks away, the whole country seems abuzz with political posturing, analyses, and discussion. I'm having political conversations with the waitress in my favourite cafe and over-hearing the political musing at the table next to me. So the other day when I came across a front-page article on Ynet about a mock vote held at a high school, I thought to myself, "ahhh how cute, it is obviously a very slow news day and someone thought they'd do a nice little fluff piece on enterprising high school students." Then, today, in Ha'aretz yet another write-up about yet another mock vote at yet another high school. It began to sink in --this is news. I mean, it is in the news, right? And not only in the news but people seem to be taking it somewhat seriously as a pulse for the nation. Now, coming from the U.S. which is, granted, much bigger as a country and much more geographically different as far as the voting and so forth, this seems really strange. In the States, the idea that a high school student has any idea or anything worth listening to is pretty much uhh not accepted. People might smile indulgently and mentally pat the youngsters on the head but would take their opinion and mock vote with a grain of salt. A mock vote by high school students in the States would not make it to the back page of anything except perhaps the high school's own paper.

But really, this is silly and condescending to think that way. After all, many high school students are 18 and can vote (although most don't anyway --but maybe if people took them more seriously they would!). Not only that, but kids tend to quite often reflect the way their parents are going to vote: what they hear at home they repeat with their mock ballots. Unless, of course, they are rebelling and voting contrariwise. But that still captures what a good percent of their slightly older peers will also be doing at the real polls. So, go for it kids!

I'm worried about the 50,000 sheep owned by the Beduins that are in danger of starvation here because of the drought. Granted, these sheeps are slated to eventually be most likely slaughtered and scarfed --yo folks, vegetarianism is good and ya can't get no bird flu's or mad cow disease or other horrid things from a nice veggie burger --but I don't want them starving in the meantime. Hopefully a solution will be found because I definitely don't have room in my apartment for any 50,000 sheeps.

Matun has become quite the cuddle-muffin. He thinks I am his mother and tries to nurse only ...where?! So last night he was cuddling on me and he was convinced he found the right place. I'm happily reading Harry Potter in hebrew (page 179 woo hoo) and suddenly oooo owwww yiiiikkkees. He was nuzzling on my neck and discovered my earlobe barely hidden beneath my hair and CHOMP. Pandy'le is hanging in there. She chased Buffy today. This is a good sign. Would be a better sign if she would eat more. It seems that for every good day she has a bad one. Today was a not-bad day.

Ok, off to listen to more political chatter on the tv in the dire attempt to understand what idiotic thing is being said.

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