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Should I become an American?

Published: February 23, 2008


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Visitor Comments: 228

(228) Felice Caliestro, December 8, 2012 12:35 PM

Yes!

Please do , Lori! You will feel more proud than words can describe! I have been your devoted reader of your books, student, and fan since you spoke in Jacksonville Fl, April 2005.

(227) , June 29, 2010 5:25 PM

YES, YOU SHOULD BECOME AN AMERICAN

Dear Mrs. Palatnik: First of all my most strongest congratulations for all your one better than the other videos. I believe you should become an american for the following reasons: you mentioned to be greatful to live in a country who is a friend of Israel, eventhough your children were born in Canada they for sure received their education in America, also I believe that since you can maintain a dual citicenship you have nothing to loose, and finally because in life, as you took the choise to become a bal-teshuva (instead of staying only a jewish person) one should take a definite position in the sake of respect to the country in which you happily and greatfully live in.

(226) Anonymous, January 7, 2009 4:11 PM

The question is does it bother your family more then it bothers you? What are the pros besides politcs? I do appreciate your honesty.

(225) Karen, September 10, 2008 3:54 PM

Not becoming a citizen is limiting you.

Become an American citizen. It will give you the right to vote. Your comments seem to suggest that the most powerful reason you have for not becoming a citizen is to not create conflict in political discussions with friends. Once you become a citizen, let everyone know who inquires about your politics that you want to tread lightly on the subject since it is the reason you almost didn't become a citizen. Ask friends for their understanding and patience. Good Luck.

(224) jim d, July 21, 2008 4:49 PM

Just do it!!!

Judging by your thought provoking material on this website, I think the USA needs more people like you. gl

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