Israel offends Japanese PM by serving him dessert in a shoe

Повар шокировал премьер-министра Японии насыпав еду в ботинки

Повар шокировал премьер-министра Японии насыпав еду в ботинки

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe were in Israel on May 2 for their second official visit when they dined with the country's PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara Netanyahu. "If it was humor, we don't think it is amusing; we were offended on behalf of our prime minister", a Japanese diplomat, who was not named, told Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot.

Japanese etiquette cherishes cleanliness and regards shoes as something left outside the home: the Lonely Planet guide states that "you'll always have to remove footwear when entering a private home, traditional accommodation (minshuku or ryokan), and temple halls". "So you knowingly served the Japanese prime minister a dessert in a shoe".

In a photo shared on Moshe's Instagram page the shoes can be seen laid on placemats on the table as the Prime Ministers and their wives pose for the camera, apparently unperturbed by the cultural faux pas.

'What exactly did the illustrious chef Segev think to himself.

The incident has led to diplomatic tensions between the two nations as shoes are considered lowly in Japanese culture and are not allowed indoors.

On Sunday, Segev posted pictures of the shoe-filled dessert on his Instagram account, writing: "Chocolate selection from the world by #SegevArt".

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Netanyahu said that in the past 24 hours he has consulted with Interior Minister Aryeh Deri - who spoke alongside him on Monday in the Prime Minister's Office announcing the now cancelled framework - as well as with professionals dealing with the issue and representatives of the residents of south Tel Aviv, where numerous migrants live.

On Monday evening, may 7, the office of the head of government sent the media a comment about the unfortunate incident that occurred during the reception of the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Jerusalem.

The same article quoted an unnamed Israel official saying, "This was an insensitive decision". What if the shoe was killer of a dessert made by Israel Prime Minister's celebrity private chef? A disrespect of the highest order. If this is meant to be humor, we do not find it amusing.

Some of Segev's Instagram's followers weren't supportive of the chef's recent art.

The creative chef often cooks for Mr Netanyahu during state visits, past year serving dessert on a plate cut to resemble silhouettes of him and visiting U.S. President Donald Trump.

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