Arabic and International Tuesday, 08 May 2018 at 12:54 PM (Views 2121)
Israel welcomes Japanese Prime Minister and his wife
Follow-up / Sky Press
The dinner hosted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in honor of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe's visit to Israel last week sparked a diplomatic uproar and controversy.
The controversy hangs over the dinner, which includes putting sweets in a shoe frame.
The Japanese guest, his wife and their accompanying diplomats were surprised by the entrance of the chef, the chef, who worked at Netanyahu's house, offering sweets in two shoes. At first glance, he drew the attention of Abby and his wife and applauded the chef for believing that this was in Israeli or Jewish culture, According to Professor Ben Ami Shilony, an expert on Japanese culture.