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US Movies in Jerusalem

We listened to your program on Saturday from Alpena, MI.

Comments about viewing American films in another country reminds me of our "attempts" to watch American movies on our many trips to Jerusalem, where movies are shown with subtitles. Because one's eyes--not ears--do the work, Israelis love to talk to each other, and laugh loudly at the comedy on the screen. This makes it very difficult to hear the dialogue and a lot of the narrative is missed.

Concerning snack food, Israelis love seeds in the shell--sunflower, pumpkin, etc. Opening a seed shell between one's teeth (and spitting the shells on the floor) is another impediment to others hearing the movie's dialogue.

Nevertheless, we can't stay from that beautiful city with its cinemas and our grandchildren!



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