Move Over, Ottolenghi: The Jewish-Arab Couple Making Wonders in Their Restaurant Near Jerusalem

Majda offers everything that makes life pleasant. Its philosophy is encapsulated by the fact that it’s only open on the days of rest.

This is how things could be in the new year. The population of the country, Jews and Arabs, will live in peace and tolerance, work the land together and sit and share meals in the shade of the grapevine and the fig tree. Men and women will fall in love and start families without being concerned about the boundaries of language and religion.