Celebrate Israel’s 63rd year of independence by preparing a few of these exciting and ethnic dishes.
Naama Shefi is the Project Manager for the Department of Public Affairs at the Israeli Consulate in New York. Her work focuses on promoting the delicious flavors of her home country as part of the Consulate's larger mission of spreading Israeli culture in the Tri-State Area. After growing up eating in the communal dining room of her kibbutz and then moving to Tel Aviv and exploring its diverse restaurant scene, she now lives in culinary heaven that is New York City. However, she still misses the flavors of Israel.