Memories of Israel: Skipping ulpan to go to the shuk.

Hebrew lessons are provided free-of-charge to every new immigrant to Israel. It is part of the government-provided benefits package called “The Absorption Basket” and new citizens are encouraged to speak, read, and write Hebrew as part of their adjustment to life in Israel. At the time, I had Hebrew classes (called “ulpan”) from 830am to 130pm every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. I seldom showed up at 830am, instead I tried to sneak in at the first recess about an hour and a half later. Ulpan was fun, interesting, and challenging; but I wanted to explore Israel. I rebelled against

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