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US embassy in Tel Aviv: Caught between a bottle of wine and a hard place


Although some US states have recently passed legislation against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, the US embassy had this to say after being made aware their holiday baskets had a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Zion Winery in Mishor Adumim: “We would not have included the wine had we known that it was from the settlements.”



Following its expressed regret Monday for putting wine from over the Green Line into gift baskets it sent out for the holiday, the US Embassy was noncommittal Tuesday when asked whether it has a policy of not purchasing products from east Jerusalem, the West Bank or the Golan Heights. Continue Reading »