A thin stream of tahini oozed slowly between the millstones, and an intoxicating nutty scent wafted above the press in Abu Ghosh, west of Jerusalem. Zvi Peleg couldn’t suppress a broad grin. It was a rare moment. A researcher of crops genetics and physiology, the boyish-faced professor generally maintains a restrained, somewhat grim expression. But the dedicated scientist, who has devoted years to studying the sesame plant, now opened up.
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