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    • jewishdad
    • 25.01.12 | 18:41 (IST)

    tend to end up feeling closer to Israel. My kid was on a year long program, got to meet many israelies of different stripes, got to experience bureaucracy and frustrations, security scares, etc - but came away with a love for the land and the people, and a sense of Israeliness. My own impression is that Americans with not direct experience are the ones most alienated from Israel, not the other way around.

    from the article: Hollywood's Jews need to see Israel's 'Footnote,' Oscar or no
    First published 11:15 25.01.12 | Last updated 11:15 25.01.12
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