Noor is a Galilean Druze restaurant, established by Basma Hino in the center of the Julis village.
At Noor, excellent Druze breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunches are based on fresh vegetables, herbs, and local flavors, traditional home food, local raw materials, and fresh vegetables grown in and around the village.
Basma, the widow of the IDF, founded the place with a lot of faith and a lot of joy in life and named the cafe after her son – Noor. At the end of the meal, we will hear Basma’s moving and inspiring story.
On the Brunch Menu:
Fattoush salad, labaneh, tahini, hummus, baba ghanoush salad (eggplant salad in tahini), jabna (traditional Arabic cheese made on site), manakish (pitta with za’atar and peppers), omelet or shakshuka to choose from and for dessert black coffee and hand-crafted amoles.
When? Friday, February 17, 11 am – 12:30 pm
Where? Noor Druze Cafe & Bakery, Julis
Price: 70 NIS per person
Basma Hino, the owner of the Noor Restaurant and Café, is a woman of enormous strength and will. Her emotional story begins in 2002 when her husband, Marcel, was injured on a mission during his reserve army service. Marcel went into a coma and died 13 years later. Her son Noor was born 4 months after the injury and the restaurant is named after him.