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Boycott advocates claim victory as General Mills divests its Israeli dough operation

Boycott advocates claim victory as General Mills divests its Israeli dough operation

Published June 1, 2022

(JTA) – General Mills announced Tuesday it would be fully divesting from a business venture in Israel that had operated in an East Jerusalem settlement, in a move pro-Palestinian activists celebrated as the result of their campaign against the food...

Anti-BDS legislation stalls in Senate

By Eric Berger, Staff WriterPublished May 9, 2018

The Democratic state senator who sponsored a bill that seeks to combat the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel said last week that it does not look as though the measure is “moving forward.”According to the sponsor, that’s...

Cottage cheese deliveries halted in Israel

JTAPublished March 18, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Workers from the Tnuva dairy company in Israel have halted the distribution of cottage cheese to stores as part of a labor dispute, reminicent of last summers boycotts over economic inequality. The workers chose cottage cheese because it...

Israeli cottage cheese boycotters now taking on chocolate bars

JTAPublished February 21, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The leaders of Israel's cottage cheese boycott are calling for a new boycott over the high price of chocolate bars. The calls came earlier this week after an Israeli living in the United States posted a photo on Facebook of a receipt from...

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