After yesterday’s sh*tshow following my tweet and put up about Saturday Night time Reside’s antisemitic joke, I used to be within the temper for one thing optimistic.
Then Effie Hertzke got here alongside and all was proper with the world.
— החדשות – N12 (@N12News) February 21, 2021
As Israel’s train facilities reopened to the vaccinated on Sunday, 81-year-old Effie Hertzke was among the many first to hit the health club — earlier than hitting on the TV interviewer who requested her about it.
“I got here straight from work. I actually missed it,” Hertzke, a retired nurse who nonetheless volunteers at a hospital, informed Channel 12 in American-accented Hebrew sprinkled with English phrases.
In an interview with the station’s deadpan interviewer Rafi Reshef, she additionally rolled up her sleeves to point out off her muscle mass, including that she continued to work out at residence in the course of the pandemic.
She was being interviewed whereas on a treadmill in a health club in Ramat Gan, subsequent to Tel Aviv, and added that she stayed in form by enjoying along with her 4 great-grandchildren.
Requested about her health, she requested, “Do you need to see my muscle mass?”
“Are you able to see one thing?” she mentioned, flexing her arm.
“After all. You may inform you haven’t labored out for some time, however you may get it again, it’s only a matter of time,” replied Reshef.
“Oh! That’s disgusting — take a look at what a physique I’ve,” she mentioned, indignantly.
Reshef mentioned he meant it as a praise, underlining her “potential.”
“What else do you need to do earlier than you go residence?” he requested.
“Perhaps I’ll meet a younger man who will invite me out for an orange juice or one thing like that,” she mentioned, laughing.
“Are you married?” she requested Reshef in English, who replied that he’s. “Aww, too unhealthy,” she exclaimed.
The one factor that might have made this extra epic is that if Effie was utilizing a cat filter.
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