'Israelis simply do not have the same concept of minding one's own business as other nations have. Even in their biggest cities, they will never walk by with their eyes averted should someone trip and fall in the street. They will stop and get involved. In Israel, everything and everybody is everyone else's business. If Israelis keep their bedroom windows closed while being intimate, it for fear of being shouted at with neighborly advice.' Xenophobia is an irrational fear of foreigners, probably justified, always understandable. Xenophobe's Guides - an irreverent look at the beliefs and foibles of nations, almost guaranteed to cure Xenophobia.