It is funny to me that people got more upset about the Sephardic comment but not at all about the Ashkenazi comment, when it was just as much, if not more of a dig, on Ashkenazi men.
And for the record, I came up with it when I was dating a Sephardic guy and he thought it was hilarious. And I saved the best response for last – the allegation that I was anti-Israeli, anti-Zionist, and anti-Semitic.
This phenomenon is known to millennials as “cuffing season.” The end goal: to Trying out online dating sites like Tinder or Ok Cupid for the first time can feel like your sailing in uncharted waters.
Yes, this happened to a friend of mine and yes, make beautiful love they did. Israeli people are born into a heavy-hearted history.
No bullshit was lost in translation – which is quite refreshing, if you ask me. They grow up in the midst of the world’s most complex geopolitical conflict, where danger and death are not just CNN soundbites but constant elements of their reality.
They spend three years serving their country, after which many backpack around the world for a fresh take on life.
Having spent a full week studying both the culture 1. Perhaps as a result of mandatory military service, Israeli people appear completely incapable of sugarcoating their message with the customary glaze of bullshit.
Their directness is palpable in every mundane interaction (and can easily unnerve those seeking ass-kissing in customer service) but is particularly present in their pickup game, which can be best described as ‘blunt bordering on aggressive’.