On Shabbat, Roi, Rada, Senya and I went to a birthday party for Senya's uncle! It was wonderful! There was lots of food and brandy (not vodka, which was a surprise) and dancing!! Senya and Roi are so funny when they dance, but it's funny because they're good at dancing. And sometimes I just can't believe how they are moving their bodies. It was really entertaining!
Yesterday I went to the mall to order more contacts and the called today to say they were ready! I was really surprised because there are a lot of holidays this week so I thought it would take a few days. But that wasn't the case.
Today is Yom Hazikaron, or Day of Remembrance. You can read about the politicians' speeches here: http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=173501 There was a siren at 11:00am for two minutes and you stop everything you're doing and honor the fallen.
Tonight turns into Yom Ha'atzmaut, or Independence Day and the partying begins!! Tomorrow there were be lots of parades and BBQ and fireworks! It'll be a nice change after the solemness of today!