Hooray, as you say,
letter arrived two minutes
we are packing to go to Maine tomorrow
morning. We are very -- I was going to say
We are very moved, rather.
Maine: we've made promises to ourselves
and to others, and shipped some things there -- .We would
like to solve this by cutting short the summer in Maine: that
is, we are -- or Mary is -- at this moment phoning El Al
to arrange for a flight , or it would be several flights, I
suppose, counting change of planes (transfer in Boston or
N Y for Sept 1st Would like to stay thru
Sept and Oct at least.. Will this be 0 K?
for us, we think it will be marvelous.
literally. For, no, I don't think I
could become an Isreali: my sense of Jewishness is a vague
sense of being foreign and therefore, in an american way, or
rather one of the american ways, faintly aristocratic - - -
the word may not be the exact word, and the feeling may be hard
to define, but it's mine, and Im stuck with it.
I feel as if the taxi
were at the door --- forgive
we are very grateful
Tickets obtained by
phone: we will
leave NY Sept 2nd:
Leave Israel Oct 16
Maine U. S. 04683