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Photo: Anne Taillandier
Adam Ziv (left) and Alaa Sawitat, co-owners of Buza, in their Ma'alot Tarshiha shop.
As part of our #JNF #SummerLovin series, we take you to an ice cream shop with a sweet backstory and some of the more unusual flavors you'll come across in Israel -- or anywhere. Have a lick!
It’s official. We've found some of the most uniquely delicious ice cream in Israel, and it's in Ma'alot-Tarshiha, up north in the country's scenic Western Galilee.
Friends Adam Ziv and Alaa Sawitat, a Jewish kibbutz resident and an Arab Muslim, co-founded Buza, the insanely delicious ice cream shop with spectacular flavors, whether they're in a cup, a cone, a mini-cone, or on a stick. Filled with gorgeous, vibrantly colored Moroccan-style tiles, Buza has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and is the perfect place to be on a hot Israeli summer day.
|Photo: Anne Taillandier|
At Buza (which translates to "ice cream" in Arabic), Ziv likes to explore new flavors and often refers to his experience making ice cream in Tuscany, Italy, as well as other countries he’s traveled to.
Some of his flavors are quite eccentric and may make you question what you’re ordering, but after one taste, you’re hooked. From smooth sorbets to chocolaty delights, there's something for everyone in this unconventional shop. It's definitely worth the detour to head up to the Western Galilee.