by Miriam Libicki


A true-life comic about a young and lonely American in the Israeli army.

In the Summer of 2000, Miriam, a young American-Jewish girl from a religious home, enlisted in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Classified as introverted and excessively emotional, as well as possessing poor Hebrew skills, she has been stationed at an Armored Corps training base in Southern Israel, where she works in the infirmary as a rather superfluous secretary and file clerk. Now, it’s four months, two disastrous romantic entanglements, and one collapsed Israeli/Palestinian peace process later.

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