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Overview

  • 4 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern), Russian
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Phd Student
  • Law and Accounting
  • From Nazareth Elite, Israel
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Exploring what it means to be alive, pushing beyond my comfort zone, growth

ABOUT ME

A 30 year-old PhD candidate at the University of Chicago.

I'm a bit on the eccentric side. You can find me upside down on my yoga mat or holding a half full glass of Bloody Mary (not half empty). I often find myself dancing all night in a dive bar...or in the library. My goal here on this planet is to push beyond my comfort zone and explore what it means to be alive.

I'm Israeli and Russian. I have an open mind and a very dark sense of humor. I'm a recovering cynic, who is finally learning joy...and often does it on a playground.

I'm Feminist, sex positive and queer friendly.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I've hosted a couple of couchsurfers in the past and am exited to couchsurf, meet interesting people and make friends through my travels

Interests

Interest include: history, economics, sports, law, yoga, adventure and more

Current project: learning how to infuse liqueurs

  • dancing
  • yoga
  • trivia
  • sports
  • economics
  • history
  • law

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Animal Farm, Good Omens, The Prince, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Book Thief, Freakonomics, Clash of Civilizations, Rubicon: The Last Years of the Roman Republic, Satan: His Psychotherapy and Cure by the Unfortunate Dr. Kassler J.S.P.S., Gone Away World, White Tiger, Life of Pi, Gorky Park, Catch 22, Guns Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, most things Stephan King, Gillian Flyn or early John Grisham.

Movies: What We Do in the Shadows, Oh Brother Where are Thou, Forest Gump, Dogma, Snatch, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Fight Club, Matrix, The Whole Nine Yards, Pulp Fiction, Dr. Stragnelove, Gone Girl, One Two Three (1961), Memento.

TV: The Wire, Game of Thrones, Rome, The Practice, Black Adder, Coupling, Yes Minister, The Walking Dead, Seinfeld, Dilbert, Black Adder, Archer, Bob's Burgers.

Music of all styles as longs as the lyric make sense and can move me. Recently: Gogol Bordello

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach Hebrew, Russian, random trivia (I've been called an encyclopedia of useless information in the past) and all things law and economics

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, England, Germany, India, Netherlands, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Russian Federation, United States

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