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Hey, I'm Jonathan (pronounced Yonatan in some languages). My hometown is Tel Aviv, Israel, though often you can find me traveling somewhere around the world!
In Israel I work as a filmmaker and a video editor. But what truly fulfills me is traveling and exploring the world, studying new ideas and other ways of thinking and living, and getting to know new people and making friends in every new place I reach.
- live music
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
Six Feet Under, Breaking Bad, House of Cards, Fargo, Lost, Brön (the Swedish-Danish Version of The Bridge), The Good Wife, Better Call Saul, The West Wing, Seinfeld & South Park
Moonrise Kingdom (and all Wes Anderson's movies), Toy Story (and all Pixar's movies), Pulp Fiction (Tarantino's best one), Full Metal Jacket (my personal favorite by Stanley Kubrick the genius), Being John Malkovitch (and all Charlie Kaufman's) and many more...
The Little Prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Old Man and the Sea / Ernest Hemingway
Norwegian Wood / Haruki Morakami
Man's Search for Meaning / Viktor Frankl
The Prophet / Khalil Gibran
Books by Israeli authors (Amos Oz, Meir Shalev, Etgar Kerret)
Rock, Indie, Electronic, Jazz and Israeli Music
(The Beatles - my all-time favorite)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
• I traveled in the desert dunes of Namibia
• I skydived over the skyline of Dubai
• I crossed the world's highest motorable mountain pass - on a motorbike!
• I backpacked all over India and SE-Asia for 365 days
Teach, Learn, Share
I love discussing culture, philosophy, religions and Buddhism, politics or anything that's on your mind. And better to do this while exploring new places, going for people-watching or just enjoying the nature or the city life :)
What I Can Share with Hosts
I'm traveling with a Ukulele (a small 4 string guitar), and I would love to teach you how to play some songs, or just jam and sing together. I can also offer to teach you Hebrew, my native language, or just talk about anything and share my view of the world :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Israel, United States