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  • 51 References 30 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern)
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • I am the right hand of a disabled old man (whose right ha...
  • Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology (B.A.); A couple of F...
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About Me

Shrouded territory that will unveil in the next few months


Born. Crouzon syndrome. Surgeries. Happy childhood. Depressed teenage-hood. Compulsory military service. Broke free. Work (Help-desk). University. Traveling Africa. Living in Cape Town. Then Amsterdam. Now Tel Aviv Yafo, studied some film-making.
I wish I knew the rest but I lost the ability to predict the future when I was about 9 years old.
Well, at least I can still be invisible and fly...


"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge." -Abraham Joshua Heschel

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like to host and to be hosted. CS events as a great way to open up and meeting people, thus get a wider view of the human spectrum and have a good time while at it.


Hosted in Amsterdam, Cape Town and a couple of times in Israel; surfed in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa & The Netherlands.
Once in a while I used to participate in a CS event (inc. organizing a LASER TAG game in Amsterdam, woohoo), nowadays a bit drifted in the work&study busy life.


Chess, Ping Pong, dancing, cooking, taking funny pictures, Massage, Writing; and number one interest (even above music) = Movies

Music, Movies, and Books

Films: Saving Pvt Ryan, Platoon; Waking Life, A Scanner Darkly; 12 Monkeys; Under The Skin; Mr.Nobody; Matrix; Monthy Python; DR. Strangelove; De Tweeling; Das Leben der Anderen; Soul Kitchen; Amelie; Broken Wings; Tillsammans; Max Manus

fav TV series: Family Guy, OZ, Mysterious Ways, Southpark.
Music: Rock, pop rock, Trance, some Metal.

Books: Search for the Miraculous; the Moon Palace; Thread of Grace; Skinny Legs and All.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- Bought really lame 1-gear Bicycles and rode the Chalbi desert (northern Kenya) with the PAN AFRICAN CYCLE couple.

Teach, Learn, Share

teach Hebrew, practice (the joy of) Chess, debate about whatever in a harmless way and cook HUMMUS or SHAKSHUKA.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good spirit, a smile and a sarcastic point of view if necessary

Countries I’ve Visited

Ethiopia, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Portugal, San Marino, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Netherlands, South Africa

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