Jis 1015 hilary gefilte fish swndli

Love her or hate her, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton had our bellies jiggling like a bowl full of jelled brine when her personal e-mail, which is being sorted and scrutinized, revealed a message with the subject “Gefilte fish,” and body text that read, “Where are we on this?” After some speculating (Middle East peace? Odd snack attack?), the likely source was revealed. According to former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren, the secretary was dealing with an angry Illinois state rep whose district’s shipment of nine containers of carp to Israel had been subjected to a 120 percent import tax. The white fish made it through customs in the end, in time for Passover 2010, and a trade war was averted.

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