Gefilte Fish Out of Water


What day is it?
March 24, 2009, 8:31 pm
Filed under: Cultural Differences

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It feels like Wednesday today, even though it’s only Tuesday.  And it doesn’t have anything to do with time zones.  It’s because the work week in Israel is Sunday-Thursday (or maybe through Friday morning), because of Shabbat.  It really takes some getting used to.  Sunday is really “Monday,”  TGIT is a concept, and people do crosswords and brunch on Saturday morning, which is Israel’s “Sunday.”  Israel is the only country with a work week like this.

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