October 11, 2007
Israeli American couples finesse fusion of cultures
(Page 2 - Previous Page)"People came to really enjoy," Shachar said. "They came to be happy for us and that's the difference between having only your closest friends at your wedding instead of a bunch of strangers just there for the party."
In the end, Giladi and Shachar succeeded in fusing Israeli and American norms with their own ideas of what a wedding should be.
Relaxed and well rested after a weeklong honeymoon in Hawaii, the newlyweds are already thinking about the next lifecycle event: having a baby.
But will the baby be American Israeli or Israeli American?
"We haven't decided yet where we want our children to be born or raised," Shachar said. "That's too much to think about right now."
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