The fortune cookie factory in Kibbutz Dafna. Rami Chelouche

The Hebrew Confucius? Meet the Man Behind Israel's Fortune Cookies

Any Israeli reaching for a fortune cookie is less likely to get an ancient Chinese proverb than he is to find an aphorism based on the life experience of Peretz Amasai, a 56-year-old atheist father from Kiryat Shmona.

Peretz Amasai, the owner of Israel’s only fortune cookie plant, doesn’t believe in luck, or in karma – and certainly not in God.

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