Olive considerations - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cosmo
    • 11.11.12 | 09:10 (IST)

    Thanks for this interesting paper... First I am appalled at the thoughts of Jewish settlers destroying olive trees... These people are a pain and insult to Jewish ethics and true culture! However I was a bit surprised to read that olive oil wasn't brought by Jews from Maghreb. As a Jew from Tunisian descent I can guarantee that we had olive trees in Tunisia (still do!) and that Morroccan Jews are famous for preserving their meat in olive oil, a country where I have seen lots of Olive trees around Marakesh... Even if Argan oil is it now. Finally a reminder: good olive oil needs to be virgin and first pressure... And kept in the fridge, like all good oils. If they present alterations or are not virgin, through them, they are toxic

    from the article: Harvest time in the land of olive trees
    First published 18:14 08.11.12 | Last updated 18:14 08.11.12
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