Category Archives: Immigration

An Immigrant’s Perspective # 3 – Religious Conversion?

Living in Houston for the first three years upon coming to the US introduced me to two strange phenomenon: (1)    Everyone was “friendly” because – after all, everyone said “Howdy”; or asked, “How y’all doing?” whether I knew them or … Continue reading

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Jack in the Box – An Immigrant’s Perspective

Why I first arrived in Houston, Texas in the dead of night on a flight from Israel is a long story.  It was many, many years ago, yet I vividly remember the plane landing quite late at night, and being … Continue reading

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Airing Dirty Laundry – An Immigrant’s Perspective

Writing truthfully about my immigrant experience can lead down many unflattering avenues. A couple of days ago, as I was reviewing a critical, but humorous blog about some experiences with an unruly Israeli crowd, I was  struck by pangs of … Continue reading

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I Speak English, You Speak! – An Immigrant’s Perspective #1

This is the first in a series about immigration. ——————————————————————————————————- Until yesterday I believed that I’d thought through all the trials and tribulations that go with being an immigrant. Wrong! While attending a professional workshop, the speaker who was born … Continue reading

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