Heat oil in a Dutch broiler over medium intensity. Add onion, and cook 5 minutes. Add chickpeas, stock, and water, and stew until delicate, around 45 minutes.
Squash garlic, finely hacked cilantro, and salt into a glue. Add garlic glue, celery, tomatoes, lentils, tomato glue, lemon squeeze, and flavors to pot. Stew until lentils are delicate, 30 to 40 minutes.
Add pasta and dates, and cook, blending periodically, until pasta is still somewhat firm, around 10 minutes. Mix in coarsely slashed cilantro and parsley. Decorate with parsley leaves, and present with lemon wedges.
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