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Although Avissar's parents were in attendance and both she and they envisioned a small, private affair, her Israeli mother-in-law took over, "cooking up a storm and inviting mobs of people." Many American parents find their daughter's marriage to an Israeli as much a learning experience for them as it is for her.
She points to her son's brit as a typical example of the difference between American and Israeli cultures.Barbara Bar-Yaakov, a graphic artist and mother of two sabras, or native-born Israelis, always regarded herself as a liberal, committed to civil rights for African-Americans.Yet when she applied her convictions to Arabs, her husband thought her naive."Both of us were raised in homes that were more German than American or Israeli," says Grunbaum.
"Even today, my husband is more correct and more polite than the average Israeli, and so am I." Still, despite the variables, there is surprising agreement among the American wives — similar reactions and observations, and shared experiences that reveal the differences between American and Israeli outlooks.Some engage in it as a profession and charge a fee for their services.