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While It’s Still Guilt Free

While It's Still Guilt Free

Photo Credit: Yossi Zamir / Flash 90

Two kids outside an ice cream parlor in central Jerusalem. They get to enjoy it to the fullest, blissfully ignorant of the judgmental gazes they will encounter only a few years hence, for the same pleasure.

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7 Responses to “While It’s Still Guilt Free”

  1. Al Crawford says:

    I guess the guy is Arab and the girl is Jewish, but then lots of Jews converted to Islam to save themselves from death, so they may be two Jews.

  2. Actually, I don't get this at all. Why will the children be judged in a few years for eating ice cream?

  3. Fran Williams says:

    hehe. I don't think it's the eating ice cream part they will be judged for. It's the "enjoying it to the fullest" with ice cream all over their faces, that they can get away with NOW that they are young.

  4. Fran Williams says:

    Not for eating ice cream, but for the "enjoying it to the fullest", meaning ice cream all over their faces. Now? They can get away with it. But if this was me? Wouldn't you look at me funny if I had ice cream all over my face?

  5. Fran Williams says:

    Which is why, of course, I only eat ice cream at home anymore – so I can "enjoy it to the fullest" of all its drippy glory, without being judged.

  6. Larissa Brown Shapiro says:

    I eat ice cream shamelessly and anywhere

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