What the heck are you supposed to do with a giant plate of hummus?

Why should you always have a pair of earplugs handy?

What are the only three slang words necessary to express absolutely everything in an Israeli meeting with VIPs?

Outgoing Australian Ambassador to Israel Dave Sharma stars in this hilarious how-to video to acquaint his replacement with the endearing idiosyncrasies of Israeli culture.

You’ll know that incoming Ambassador Chris Cannan heeded Sharma’s advice if you see him at an important ministerial summit sporting shorts and a hearty appetite – and throwing around those all-purpose words in a very loud voice.