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Overview

  • 25 references 20 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern); learning Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish
  • 63, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • A teacher interested in the healing arts
  • Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Always be generous and open. Be fearless, focused and flexible. Be vulnerable and humble. Love and laugh abundantly and often give thanks.

ABOUT ME

I am interested in teaching, healing, learning, growing and expanding.

PHILOSOPHY
Always be kind and open. Be fearless, focused and flexible. Be vulnerable and humble. Love and laugh abundantly and often give thanks.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I love the idea of the CS community and have enjoyed meeting couchsurfers and the opportunities I have had to couchsurf.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Have met different couchsurfers and have had some amazing experiences couchsurfing.

Interests

various languages and cultures, yoga, meditation reading, traveling, hiking, teaching, watching movies, listening to music

  • yoga
  • meditation
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • languages
  • holistic health
  • healing arts
  • personal growth
  • environmental protection
  • vegeterianism

Music, Movies, and Books

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Mark Twain, Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Tony Kushner, Alice Walker, Kate Chopin, Amos Oz, David Grossman, Yona Wollach, Wilfred Owen, Constantine Cavafy, Fredrico Garcia Lorca, Elizabeth Gilbert, Joy Kogawa, Anne Michaels, Jhumpa Lahiri, Tennessee Williams, Henrik Ibsen, Georg Buchner, Somerset Maugham, Emily Dickinson, Adrienne Rich,

Cherry Blossoms, Emmanuel's Gift, The Lives of Others, Gandhi, Solas, Constant Gardener, The Edge of Heaven, Solas, The Pianist, Departures, Every Child is Special, As It Is in Heaven, A Thousand Times Goodnight, Marathon (2005)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Trekking through the Himalayas.

Teach, Learn, Share

www.ted.com is a great place to encounter creative thinking.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My various interests and experiences.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Russian Federation, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, United States

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