It was a shoe for the biggest foreign policy faux pas of recent memory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set the wrong foot on Wednesday night with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as Israeli chef Dessert served a shoe – a huge faux pas in the face of Japanese culture's disdain for shoes in the house.
And this metal shoe was not only in the house, he was up on the dining table, filled with chocolate pralines, the Washington Post reported
Japanese officials were reportedly appalled after learning that Abe was killed by the famous Israeli celebrity chef Segev Moshe was served in the shoe designed by Tom Dixon.
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"There is no culture in the world to put shoes on the table What did the excellent chef think?" If it was humor, we think not that it's funny, we were offended for our prime minister, "a Japanese diplomat who was not named, said the Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot.
The newspaper reported Monday that "Japanese diplomats, Israeli foreign ministers and senior Israeli diplomats served in Japan were shocked by the idea."
"This was an insensitive decision," said a senior Israeli official who called not became, the newspaper. "In Japanese culture, there is nothing less than a shoe: not only do you wear shoes at home, you also wear shoes in your office, which is disrespectful to the first order."
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The Israeli Foreign Ministry commented on the dessert disaster and diplomatically washes its hands off the dessert selection. 19659005] "We respect and appreciate the cook, he is very creative," the ministry said in a statement. "We have the greatest respect for the Japanese Prime Minister."
The chief publicist made a statement that the dessert was displayed in a "high-quality cast-metal artwork in the form of a shoe, it's not a real shoe."
However, Segev Moshe's followers believed that the cook was doing his homework should have before preparing for the meal.
"When you cook at a diplomatic dinner, the least you can do is the guest, in Japan shoes are considered despicable, they always take off their shoes at the entrance to each home, for themselves and for others," commented a person Moses picture of dessert.
When President Trump visited Israel, Moshe also prepared his dessert. For this occasion, the celebrity chef served the world leaders a creative dessert that was shaped in the minds of Trump and Netanyahu.