not true- tahini is made from sesame seeds, not chickpeas. ful (fava beans) is oftens served with humus but never with falafel (in Israel in any case). and the red stuff you're referring to is sumac and is used mostly in Turkish (not Arabic) cuisine.
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from the article: No matter where it originated, falafel is still Israel's national food