11 September 2011 - 12 Elul 5771 - י"ב אלול ה' אלפים תשע"א
A Chinese experience of life in Israel E-mail

Most people were stunned and awed when we told them that the Hebrew language was our major in university. Lots of them had no clue in which country Hebrew is spoken and where Israel is on the map.

Almost all of them had an ambiguous notion about Jerusalem as a holy place (after we told them we would be studying in Jerusalem) and Hebrew was taken as no different from all other minor languages in China.

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