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Florida to Cease Buying Unilever Stock Over Ben & Jerry’s Boycott of Israel

The state will not divest itself of stocks it has already purchased, however.

Watchdog: New Israel Fund Collaborating With Pro-BDS Groups

The Im Tirtzu findings contradict NIF claims to donors that “it will not support organizations that call for and support a comprehensive boycott of the State of Israel.”

Meretz, Arab Joint List MKs Ask European MEPs to Attack Israel

Raz and Touma-Sliman asked MEPs to fight “widespread displacement and forcible transfer of Palestinians” in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem.

Report: 89% of Netflix’s ‘Palestinian Films’ Directed by BDS Supporters

“It is unfortunate that Netflix is giving a platform to directors who advocate division and bigotry in the arts of all places."

Author Sally Rooney Won’t Allow Hebrew Translation of Book, Citing Support for BDS

“The translation rights to my new novel are still available; if I can find a way to sell these rights that is compliant with the BDS movement’s institutional boycott guidelines, I will be proud to do so,” she said.

Ben & Jerry on Banning Only Israel: If We Boycotted Every Injustice We Shouldn’t...

In the end, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are giving hypocrisy a bad name.

BDS Movement Irate: PA Participating in Dubai Expo Alongside Israel

Hamas suggested that the Expo "promotes the weapons of the Occupation which it uses to kill the Palestinian nation."

Texas Officially Adds Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever to List of Companies Boycotting Israel

Under Chapter 808, state law prohibits companies from refusing, terminating business or taking “any action that is intended to penalize, inflict economic harm on or limit commercial relations” with Israel.

Don’t Mess with Jersey: Garden State Divesting from Unilever over Ben & Jerry’s Settlements...

Unilever North America, which is based in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has 90 days to appeal the decision.

Pro-BDS Resolution Withdrawn at Burlington City Council Meeting After Community Rallies Against It

“The BDS movement goes beyond protection for Palestinians; it calls for death to Israel. I don’t know if you can have a conversation with someone when the opening salvo is you need to die,” said one of the Jewish speakers.

Algerian Judoka Gets 10-Year Ban for Refusing to Compete Against Israeli in Tokyo

Fethi Nourine said he made the decision with the help of his coach in order to “support the Palestinian cause.”

Arizona Divests from Unilever / Ben & Jerry’s

Arizona's state Treasurer Kimberly Yee announced on Tuesday that the state of Arizona is completely divesting from Ben & Jerry's.

Ben & Jerry’s Israel to Israel’s Competition Authority: Global Ben & Jerry’s Demand for...

As part of Unilever's acquisition of Strauss Ice Cream, Unilever is allowed no say in the marketing of Ben & Jerry's in Israel, to avoid reducing competition.

Anuradha Mittal Who Spearheaded Ben & Jerry’s Boycott on Israeli Settlements Accused of Fiduciary...

"The Ben & Jerry's Foundation steered over $170,000 in grants to an anti-Israel nonprofit group run by one of its board directors."

Unilever Protesting Shurat HaDin’s Takeover of Ben & Jerry’s Abandoned Trademark

"Anyone who stops selling their products in Israel will find that we have taken over his trademarks and rights."

Florida Senator Calls for Federal Probe into Ben & Jerry’s Decision to Boycott Israel

Sen. Rick Scott called for a probe into whether or not Ben & Jerry’s recent decision violates the Export Administration Act of 1969.
Boycotted by Obama: These students at the Ariel University Center of Samaria will not be welcome alongside the rest of Israel's university students at the U.S. president's speech.

High Court Rules BDS-Supporting Professor Can Receive Israel Prize

Goldreich signed a petition on March 23 calling for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions in Judea and Samaria.

Report: Ben & Jerry’s Board Consulted BDS Activist Expelled from Israel Before Boycott Decision

Shakir was deported from Israel in 2019 for his activity in pressuring companies and international organizations to join anti-Israel boycotts.

Cyber Experts: Criticism of NSO Likely Part of ‘Orchestrated Effort to Harm Israel’

What is raising suspicions for some is the identity of one of the key players in the accusations against NSO.

Ben And Jerry’s Taps Beinart to Defend Israel Boycott to Franchisees

Ben & Jerry’s brought in anti-Israel and anti-Zionist author Peter Beinart, who infamously called for the 'elimination' of Israel, to present the company's perspective to its store owners and franchisees.

March Against Ben & Jerry’s to Take Place in New York Ahead of Worldwide...

Activists and community leaders will hand out educational materials about the BDS movement against Israel, in addition to free ice-cream.

Ben & Jerry’s ‘Independent Board’ Chair Also Linked to Group That Justifies Arab Terror

According to Badil, supported by B&J board chair Mittal, "The Palestinian struggle for liberation is legitimate and all actions carried out against Israel for that purpose are therefore lawful.”

Ben & Jerry’s US Franchisees Call for Company to Rescind Anti-Israel Decision

Franchisees operating 30 stores across the country, generating $23.3 million in combined annual revenue, say the company’s stance on Israel has damaged their bottom line.

Jewish Voice for Peace Linked to Anti-Israel ‘Intifada Rally’ in Brooklyn

Protesters waved PLO flags while chanting “There is only one solution: Intifada revolution” and “We don’t want no two states, we want all of it.”

Florida Set to Ban Unilever from State Contracts if Ben & Jerry’s Boycott Stands

“The second Ben & Jerry’s decided to discriminate against Israel, it affected Florida’s ability to make investments with its parent company,” said Jimmy Patronis, CFO of the State Board of Administration.

Maryland Joins List of States Reviewing Contracts with Ben & Jerry’s, Unilever

“Please continue to be assured that Maryland is committed to diversity and inclusion, and ardently opposes any form of discrimination based on religion, national origin, place of residence or ethnicity,” stated a letter by Maryland Secretary of State John C. Wobensmith.

Illinois Warns Ben & Jerry’s to Reverse Israel Policy or Face Divestment

If Unilever is found non-compliant, the state would have to divest from it and any of its subsidiaries.

Ecuador’s Largest Grocer Takes Ben & Jerry’s Off the Shelf

“Discrimination against some Jews harms all Jews worldwide,” says El Rosado Group CEO Johnny Czarninski.

Senators Rubio, Cotton, Introduce Bill Banning Country-of-Origin Labels

“Left-wing activists abuse country-of-origin labels in order to stigmatize products made in Israel.”


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