Before moving to Israel, Ethan studied English Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Ethan and Hila get married.
Ethan moved to Israel to be a marketing executive. While at a Holocaust museum in Jerusalem, he met Hila.
After Ethan goes back to Los Angeles, Hila moves in to be with him. She then later moved back to Israel.
After moving back in with Ethan in 2008, Hila's visa expires, and Ethan and Hila move to Israel.
Ethan and Hila are evicted, and move into Hila's parents' house.
Ethan and Hila move back to Los Angeles, later moving into New York City.