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Israel Unveils Plans for Massive Hummus-Themed Resort

TEL AVIV, Israel — Fresh on the heels of a successful Lebanese bid to win the Guinness World Record for the largest plate of hummus, the Israeli Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to steal back the record by launching a massive “hummus-themed luxury resort and spa” in the north of the country. “Hummus-Land” (pronounced … Continue reading

Scowcroft Says We Should Talk to Hummus

Taking a cue from Bruno, former U.S. National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft thinks we need to find a way to talk to hummus. Watch this clip to hear all about how hummus won’t want to be left out of the peace process. Interviewer Landrum Bolling looks positively ravenous just listening to him (especially at 6:00 … Continue reading


I haven’t gotten so many email forwards about a Lebanon-related issue since the National Geographic special about Phoenician DNA, which featured a stunning photo-montage of several sweaty and very hairy Lebanese fishermen (or, maybe just accountants pretending to be fishermen) rowing a boat and trying their best to look non-Arab. The latest story, showing up … Continue reading

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