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    • George (Palestinian Christian)
    • 24.04.12 | 21:44 (IDT)

    I agree. It doesn't matter. Falafel was brought to Israel by Mizrahi Jews. Right now, these Mizrahi Jews live in Israel, they make about 50% of the population. So yes, it is Israel's national food. It is very stupid to keep arguing about this issue. Btw, I once had lunch with a Lebanese Jew at a good hummus place in Tel-Aviv. And guess what? We spoke Arabic.

    from the article: No matter where it originated, falafel is still Israel's national food
    First published 12:17 24.04.12 | Last updated 12:17 24.04.12
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