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 A delicious platter of colorful summer snacks

Pascale's kitchen: Summer spreads and snacks

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.

palestinian tahini tel aviv

Calls to boycott pro-LGBTQ+ tehina backfire as sales spike

Despite the overall gains, Al Arz's sales are suffering in the Arab sector, its main market.

28/07/2020
Hummus dish with tahini

Israeli diplomats buy 600lb of tahini to back Arab-Israeli businesswoman

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.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/07/2020
palestinian tahini tel aviv

Arab tahini company that donated money to LGBT rights group faces boycott

Al Arz tahini is distributed globally, with its adherents including the popular Israeli chef Yotam Ottolenghi.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/07/2020
AN ANNUAL falafel celebration helps David Dugo Leitner commemorate his mother and his survival

A Trader Joe’s hack: Falafel schnitzel

Try serving these with some amba (pickled mango sauce) or a tahini sauce.

By SHANNON SARNA/JTA
16/07/2020
palestinian tahini tel aviv

Tahini company under fire for supporting LGBTQ+ hotline

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.

10/07/2020

IDF officers punished after ‘tahini scandal’

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.

31/01/2020

The meat-stuffed pita that’s taking Israel by storm

Tel Avivans are drooling over arayes — grilled pita sandwiches filled with ground lamb mixed with chopped onions, parsley and spices.

By RACHEL RINGLER/JTA
18/12/2019
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