beautiful country

A funny story : when we made aliya [moved]to Israel I was asked at Lod[airport] where I was born…for 2 to 3 times I answered Suriname —-“ok” Syria” said the lady, who received us— I repeated Suriname —Hevanti, [I understand, she said—-:Syria and with some special explanation I could prevent on the last moment that she would write this [for ever] as a mistake in my teudat zehut [Israel identity card]