I was really exited to see Shahad again today as I haven’t seen her since she left the Jerusalem Guesthouse. She and her dear aunt greeted us warmly.
Lisa and I discovered that Shahad not only copies Ruth’s gestures but she also imitates our language. In her time in Israel she has already picked up a lot of English. She is much quicker with learning English than we are with Arabic. But in the same way, she is also imitating sounds like “oops!” which she says frequently. It’s funny when you suddenly hear a child speaking with your words.