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I hope that we can avoid an international incident with Israel’s close allies, the Americans…On the other hand, I REALLY want my gefilte fish on Passover…
Clinton will try to free fish for Passover
US Secretary of state to try to resolve trade dispute holding up huge shipment of American-caught fish destined for seder dinners in Israel
Reprinted from YNet
Free the gefilte fish! Just in time for Passover, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will try to resolve a trade dispute holding up a huge shipment of American-caught fish destined for seder dinners in Israel.
Clinton drew chuckles from a congressional panel when she said that getting nine containers of Asian Carp filets from an Illinois fishery to a processing plant in Israel in time for the Jewish holiday “sounds to me like one of those issues that should rise to the highest levels of our government.”
She made the pledge Thursday to Rep. Don Manzullo, an Illinos Republican. Manzullo said Israel slapped a 120% import duty on the fish, and he asked for help before the first seder on March 29.
“I will take that mission on,” she said.
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