Tel Aviv resident navigates Cairo during election

03.06.2012                      13.Siwan. 5772

Kairo:

Tel Aviv resident navigates Cairo during election

I realize how thrilled I am to be back in Egypt’s monstrous capital city.

I am pretending to neither speak nor understand Egyptian Arabic, inventing my profession, religious background and current place of residence when I realize how thrilled I am to be back in Egypt’s monstrous capital city.
Before arriving, I was told that one of my closest friends from my year abroad that I spent in Cairo in 2007-2008 refused to meet up with me because I have chosen to live in Tel Aviv. It is the first time I have experienced a personal boycott against me because I have decided to experience the Jewish state….