Since it's so hot out, it's hard to stay in a kitchen and prepare food. Here are some fun homemade cracks and spreads to prepare ahead of time for family and guests.
Despite the overall gains, Al Arz's sales are suffering in the Arab sector, its main market.
Dozens of Israeli diplomats in Israel and around the world have purchased more than 600 pounds of the tasty sesame paste to support Julia Zaher, who owns Al Arz tahini in Nazareth.
Al Arz tahini is distributed globally, with its adherents including the popular Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi.
Try serving these with some amba (pickled mango sauce) or a tahini sauce.
The announcement has caused some controversy among store owners, as some called for a boycott against the brand, while others have come out voicing support in it.
An undercover agent of Israel's military intelligence was deployed to fetch tahini in the West Bank for a chief intelligence officer for non-operational purposes.
Tel Avivans are drooling over arayes — grilled pita sandwiches filled with ground lamb mixed with chopped onions, parsley and spices.