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"The fact that I'm not Israeli gives them a wedge for reminding me that I don't really know how things are done here," she says .
She points to her son's brit as a typical example of the difference between American and Israeli cultures.
To come to Israel as a single woman and find your Israeli Prince Charming would appear — at first glance — to be the ideal way to integrate into Israeli society.
Not only do you have a husband who speaks the language and who knows his way around the country, you also have his family, whose presence should help to smooth the process of adjustment. The reality, as conversations with more than 20 American women married to Israelis reveal, is different.
In contrast to her own parents' philosophy of "live and let live," Avissar's in-laws involve themselves in all aspects of her married life.Both Miriam Grunbaum and her husband are the children of German-Jewish immigrants.After World War II, her parents went to the United States; his, to Palestine.The Reform temple was the focal point of Jewish life, providing a sense of community and a way to express her religion.Kellman has fond memories of "going to temple on the High Holy Days, fasting on Yom Kippur, singing and dancing around the Torah on Simchat Torah." She would like to give her children the same experience, but her husband, a third-generation sabra, believes otherwise.
"I trust Arabs who are Israeli citizens while he doesn't," she says.