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  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern); learning Arabic, French
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Law fellow
  • BA and MA in linguistics, law degree
  • From Montreal and Toronto, Canada, and Efrat, Palestine
  • Profile 50% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Sharpen my skills as a public interest lawyer, while staying in touch with the grassroots.

ABOUT ME

Recent law school graduate working for a civil rights nonprofit in DC. I've lived in about a dozen cities, but my closest personal ties are in Western Massachusetts and Toronto. I'm an activist who's focused on workers' rights and peace. I'm interested in language and logic and have a graduate degree in linguistics. I'm a Jewish anti-zionist. I've been living in a hostel for the last couple of months, and meeting interesting people from all over, but I'm hoping to get a room of my own very soon.

PHILOSOPHY

leave it better than you found it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I don't participate yet, since I just joined this community. If I end up with spare room, I'd like to help out by hosting visitors to DC.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

As an activist and student, I frequently ended up crashing other people's spaces and offering my own space. Got to meet a few people this way, including some people who I kept in touch with afterwards.

Interests

languages, anything that can be mathematically modeled, history, politics, legal theory, bar trivia, bar karaoke, whirleyball, walking, maps, old buildings on college campuses.

  • civil rights
  • walking
  • politics
  • trivia
  • karaoke
  • cartography
  • history
  • languages
  • law
  • logic

Music, Movies, and Books

z, dirty pretty things, battle of algiers, mystic river, sybil, cradle will rock, M.

tragically hip, manic street preachers, immortal technique, REM, queen.

stuff by george orwell, roald dahl, jared diamond.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

i will need to think about this.

Teach, Learn, Share

sounds cool.

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