Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Ben & Jerry proud of boycott

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the American Jewish businessmen who founded Ben & Jerry's Homemade Holdings in 1978, said in a New York Times guest essay on Wednesday that they "unequivocally support" the company's decision last week to no longer sell its ice cream in Judea and Samaria.

"We unequivocally support the decision of the company to end business in the 'occupied territories,' which a majority of the international community, including the United Nations, has deemed an illegal occupation," Cohen and Greenfield said in the essay, titled, "We're Ben and Jerry. Men of ice cream, men of pr...


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