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September 29, 2005
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A New York congressman wants Egypt to resume exporting palm branches used as lulavs on Sukkot. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y.), the ranking Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives’ Middle East subcommittee, on Wednesday asked the U.S. ambassador to Egypt to raise the issue with Egyptian officials. Egypt is the source of virtually all the lulavs in Israel and the United States, Ackerman said.

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