Arielle Socolof Avraham

Arielle Socolof Avraham has been living and working in Jerusalem for the past almost 7 years in all kinds of roles, mostly writing. Her husband and both of her children were born here, though sheI hails originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan. The line between her Midwestern and Yerushalmi identities gets blurrier every year.
From the mouth of babes

From the mouth of babes

Erev Yom Yerushalayim.

I walk an hour from work to pick up my two year old from daycare, still no buses even though Trump is already in the air. The frustration of a city stuck begins to give way to an air of celebration.

At home, my four year old daughter and her friend sit on the floor, coloring and sticking stickers. She tells her friend that the gold stickers are “כמו ירושלים של זהב,” and the two of them burst into song:

ירושלים של זהב
ושל נחושת ושל אור
הלא לכל שירייך
אני כינור

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