JERUSALEM – It was supposed to have been a celebration of the hot diplomatic ties between Israel and Brazil, but a photograph posted Sunday to the Twitter account of Israel's ambassador in the South American country, in which a contentious piece of lobster was scribbled out, caused a stir – and not a lot of jokes in the Twitter verse.
, Yossi Shelley, shared with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in the country's capital Brasilia ahead of America's Copa final in Rio de Janeiro, where Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win the championship.
But someone appeared to have doctored the photo first, not very carefully scribbling about the offending lobster dishes of the two but to erase the evidence that an Israeli ambassador was eating something not kosher – unleashin go frenzy of jokes about lobsters, kosher food and sloppy photo editing.
"That's some really lazy photoshopping of the lobster," tweeted the account @friendly_gravy.
"Lobster ain't kosher," TaliDeer tweeted, reminding the ambassador's followers.
Another user, MeAskMeAskMeAsk, helpfully drew the lobster back in for the two
Ehudk tweeted in Hebrew: "it is possible to put in a sticker or emoji, it is structured in the application. Lord, I fixed for you. ”
Israeli journalist Noa Landau, senior diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz, tweeted the image and wrote in Hebrew: " Israel's ambassador to Brazil urgently needs: Photoshop experts at a higher level. July 8, 2019