Ben & Jerry’s board chair says ‘I am not anti-Semitic’ as Unilever disavows BDS movement

(JTA) — One week after Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would stop selling ice cream in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the company’s board chair for the first time publicly rejected the suggestion that the move was antisemitic. And the brand’s parent company, Unilever, disavowed the movement to boycott Israel. The disavowal comes as Unilever […]

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Listen: Rallies, Surveys, and Ice Cream

It’s been a rough few weeks for the “pro-Israel” establishment, from a pitiful showing at the “No Fear” rally against antisemitism (whose “big tent” excluded non-Zionists), to the release of a Jewish Electorate Institute survey of American Jewish voters showing surprisingly prevelant left-wing attitudes about Israel, to last week’s announcement that Ben & Jerry’s will […]

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