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Celebrity chef Jose Andres demands answers and says there’s ‘no excuse’ for Israel’s killing of his seven aid workers in Gaza at National Cathedral memorial service with Doug Emhoff and Yo-Yo Ma [Video]

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Celebrity chef Jose Andres paid tribute to the seven World Central Kitchen aid workers killed by an Israeli strike in Gaza Thursday at Washington’s National Cathedral, alongside second gentleman Doug Emhoff and violinist Yo-Yo Ma. 

From the grand cathedral’s stone pulpit, Andres continued to demand answers after a convoy clearly marked with World Central Kitchen signage was targeted by the Israel Defense Forces on April 1.  

Palestinian Saifeddin Issam Ayad Abutaha, American and Canadian Jacob Flickinger, Australian Lalzawmi ‘Zomi’ Frankcom, as well as Damian Soból of Poland and John Chapman, James Kirby and James Henderson, all of the U.K., died in the strike.

‘I know we all have many unanswered questions about what happened and why. There is no excuse for these killings none. The official explanation is not good enough,’ Andres said. ‘And we still obviously demand an investigation into the actions of the IDF against our team.’

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