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

  Photo: Peter Beinart courtesy Joe Mabel Ben & Jerry’s brought in vocal Israel critic and anti-Zionist author Peter Beinart to talk to its store owners about Israel’s “illegal occupation” earlier this week, after franchisees raised concerns about the company’s boycott of the Jewish state, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. On the conference call with Ben…

Panel Explores ways to invest in Peace

At each biennial assembly since 2004, the Presbyterian General Assembly has considered a variety of overtures (resolutions) related to divestiture from companies doing business in Israel. With this year’s resolution threatening to create a rift between the Jewish community and its long-time partners for social action in the mainstream Christian community, the Jewish Federation of…