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But just as German-Israel diplomatic relations can be fraught with complications, so can German-Israeli inter-dating, in part due to different mentalities and dating codes (and the issue of intermarriage, for some).
Israelis and Germans of all ages who have dated on both sides of the Israeli-German curtain have offered some insights.
The man asks the woman out and is also expected to pay for the date.
There are no set rules or customs for how the man will meet up with the woman for their date though.
The German sulks over his first – and second – beer, until he gets the drunken courage to ask her why she keeps looking at him. “Israeli guys don’t need a drink or two before they have – how can I say it – the ‘nerve’ to just start a conversation with you,” she said.
Israeli assertiveness could be a plus or minus, depending on the woman’s preference.
customs however, something as small as being 10 minutes late bringing home your date can result in there never being another date because of the value that Germans place on punctuality.
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