Haifa celebrates the holidays with a focus on food and coexistence

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By allmepadmin / December 22 2017

Celebrity chef Atamna-Ismaeel’s A-Sham Food Festival drew 50,000 people to Haifa, a city considered a model for Arab-Jewish coexistence. The well-known chef started the festival just three years ago as a celebration of Arab food and coexistence during the holiday season.

The festival brought together Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and Druze chefs from across the region to create a culinary experience beyond borders and divisions and instead focused on the shared experience of wonderful food.

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Photo Credit: A-Sham Food Festival

Haifa celebrates the holidays with a focus on food and coexistence

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