VP Harris aide says wine choice ‘not an expression of policy’

TIMES OF ISRAEL
VP Harris serves wine made in West Bank settlement at Passover seder
Jacob Magid
April 17, 2022

US Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff served wine made in a West Bank settlement at their Passover seder on Friday. The surprising choice in spirits, given the Biden administration’s critical stance toward Israeli settlements, was spotted on the vice president’s seder table in photos posted on Twitter by Harris and Emhoff. The bottle was from the Psagot Winery, a company based in the West Bank north of Jerusalem that has made headlines in recent years. The winery challenged a 2016 French court ruling that said goods made in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Golan Heights must be labeled as originating in an “Israeli settlement.” READ MORE

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