Diplomacy comes in many forms — preventative, soft power, Machiavellian coercion — so many kinds you might not even be able to narrow down your favorite means to an end. Former NBA star Dennis Rodman would have you believe that regular basketball games between the U.S. and North Korea would completely mend relations, for example. When it comes to the enduring, multifaceted conflict between Israel and neighboring Palestine, however, we may need to take a leaf out of Sasha Baron Cohen’s book and start with food. Israel-Palestine food tours, that is, not infuriating public officials.
Bloomberg reports that a small number of travel agencies are arranging specially curated gastro-tours of Israel and Palestine, crossing the border to sample both countries’ famously delicious, healthy, locally sourced, vegetarian-friendly cuisine. Read More via FoodRepublic.