Following boycott on Israel, Unilever shares in unprecedented dive

January 20, 2022 by  
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A half a year after notifying Avi Singer, the owner of Ben & Jerrys Israel, of the termination of his contract due to his refusal to boycott Judea and Samaria and refrain from selling ice cream there, Unilever shares are in an unprecedented dive. Read more

Palestinian human-rights activist sues Ben & Jerry’s for stirring ‘hatred’ with boycott

November 21, 2021 by  
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Palestinian human-rights activist Bassem Eid filed a complaint in New York state recently against Ben & Jerry’s over the ice-cream maker’s decision to boycott Israeli territories. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s: Australia pollies air their views

August 5, 2021 by  
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Senator Eric Abetz, Chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Israel, and Senator Kimberley Kitching, Deputy Chair have criticised Ben and Jerry’s decision not to renew their license agreement with the Israeli franchisee who sells their ice cream in the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” in the West Bank. Read more

The inevitable inequitable application of proposed laws

August 4, 2021 by  
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Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling ice cream in Jewish communities in the West Bank has caused ripples – and may be a breach of US laws that prohibit discriminatory boycotts. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s Jewish co-founders back company’s decision on boycott

July 31, 2021 by  
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The Jewish co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s said in an op-ed for The New York Times that they support the company’s decision to stop selling its products in the “occupied Palestinian territories.” Read more

Boycotters’ fiesta

July 30, 2021 by  
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Fiestas originated in pagan traditions and became celebrated events under Spanish rule. Read more

UN discrimination against Jews traps Unilever and J Street

July 26, 2021 by  
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The United Nations (UN) false designation of Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem as the “Occupied Palestinian Territories” (OPT) has seen the sorry spectacle this week of: Read more

Will US anti-BDS laws cause financial meltdown for Ben & Jerry’s and Unilever?

July 23, 2021 by  
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The recent announcement that Ben & Jerry’s plans to end its sale of ice cream in “occupied Palestinian territory,” primarily Judea and Samaria as well as eastern Jerusalem, has stirred a fierce reaction, including potential legal and financial repercussions for the ice-cream maker and its parent company Unilever. Read more

The real scoop? How Jews won’t lick the demonization of Israel

In attempting to defend itself against persistent bigotry, the Jewish Diaspora repeatedly thinks with its heart, rather than its head, and consequently misses the key point. Read more

Ayelet Shaked visits Ben & Jerry’s Israel factory in show of support

July 22, 2021 by  
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Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked yesterday visited the Ben & Jerry’s factory in Israel in a show of support of its CEO, Avi Zinger, who is fighting the parent company’s recent decision to halt sales in Judea and Samaria. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s and antisemitism

July 22, 2021 by  
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Twitter exploded with the news of Ben & Jerry’s new position on Israel. Read more

Ben and Jerry in the bad books

July 21, 2021 by  
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Although Ben and Jerry’s ice cream products in Australia carry a hechsher certifying that is Kosher, main Kashrut bodies in Australia have decided to remove the product from their marketing catalogues. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s distasteful BDS problem

To those who followed the saga of Ben & Jerry’s social-media silence, the outcome was never going to be sweet. Read more

Boycotts against Ben & Jerry’s rapidly spreading

July 20, 2021 by  
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Boycotts of the Ben & Jerry’s brand are quickly sprouting at several locations around the globe after the company announced it would stop selling ice cream in Israel in an attempt to boycott Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem. Read more

Ben & Jerry’s to freeze ice-cream sales in ‘occupied Palestinian territory’

July 20, 2021 by  
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Ben & Jerry’s announced on Monday that it will end sales of its ice cream in “occupied Palestinian territory.”

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