They eat horses (in Tel Aviv restaurants), don't they?
It is definitely possible that the source of the public's outcry at the presence of horsemeat on a plate is a process of identification one suddenly feels with the bitter fate of the horse.
I failed to understand the uproar this past week surrounding the paella, served to a couple of diners in the upscale Tel Aviv restaurant Turkiz, that included salami made of horsemeat. Judging by the vivid descriptions that the newspapers gleefully provided to their readers, one might have thought that an entire racehorse was served up on the plate − or, alternatively, one of those pathetic horses that used...
Like us on Facebook and get articles directly in your news feed