In the first intifada, Israeli army used to arrest Palestinians who picked Zaatar because it represented Palestinian culture just like the Palestinian flag. Now they claim it is Israeli, along with falafel, hummus, Palestinian embroidery.... Known as cultural theft... I just wonder when they will claim the intifada to be Israeli in Origin. If Israel really wants Palestinian heritage and culture, then the one state is the way to go...
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from the article: Tourist tip #248 / Za'atar, the ubiquitous spice