"While it has been hailed as the fast food of Israel, there has been controversy in the past as neighboring Arab countries in the region lay claim to its origins" What controversy? Doeas anyone doubt that the falafel preceded Israel in the middle east? It may NOW be Israel's national food, but one must ackowledge the Palestinian origin!
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from the article: The new McFalafel… it’s not what you think