June 29, 2006
What Will Life Be Like in 2026?
In honor of The Jewish Journal's 20th anniversary, yeLAdim asked some of our young readers at the May 7 Israel Independence Day Festival: What will you be doing in 20 years?
"I will run a restaurant with spaghetti and macaroni and cheese."
"I want to be a pharmacist when I grow up, so I can make lots of money and have a great life."
"I want to be a basketball player in the NBA."
"When I grow up I want be a pharmacist or a basketball player."
"A cop. I will help the world with bad things."
"I will be a professional chiropractor and married with a beautiful girl. I'll live wealthy for 120 years."
"I'm going to be a rich person in a recording studio. I'm going to be really rich."
"I'm going to be 34 years old."
"An NBA basketball player."
"When I grow up I want to be an acting teacher, because it will help kids be able to do something with their time and it's a fun thing that most people enjoy. Hopefully I will be a mom and get married."
"I'll be a Jewish doctor. I will help all ill and injured Jews. I'll help my people stay alive. I'll probably live near a shul. I don't know. Hashem will show me the way."
"A veterinarian because I love animals and taking care of them."
"Hopefully living in Israel and helping the government. I will try to make it in as a governor or as a dance teacher. I want to be in the government helping out those in need. And I also want to be teaching the people the joy of dancing."
"I want to work with my dad at Al & Ed's Autosound."
"I think I will be teaching classes in a synagogue as a rabbi. I think I could also be a dancing teacher. I think I would be a teacher in Israel teaching people how to sing."
"An Olympic champion because I ice skate and I will win the gold medal. I try my best and I will love to win in 2026. I hope my future there is great."
"Playing my GameBoy."
"Playing dress up."
"I would like to be a motorcycle policeman to protect the city."
"I want to live in a big house with 100 dogs."
"I want to be a judge because I'll have a lot of power. I want to be richer than Bill Gates."
"I want to be a lawyer because I like defending people."
"A fire medic (aka paramedic)"
"Playing basketball on the Lakers."
"I will probably be a linguist 20 years from now. I want to also be a photographer and have a few other jobs. I want to help people and solve problems between countries. I want to live either in Israel or somewhere in Europe.
"I will want to live next to the ocean, be in the NBA and have a big house."
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