The boycott of the international ice cream brand “Ben & Jerry’s” and Unilever does not end, and the sanctions are even expanding. The state of Florida joined other states today (Wednesday), and also decided to stop investing in Unilever due to the decision not to allow the sale of ice cream in the territories of Judea and Samaria.
Avi Singer, CEO and owner of Ben & Jerry’s Israel, said that Florida also entered the list of states that are clearly and resolutely working against the boycott of the State of Israel and its citizens. Residents of the south work. “
After the boycott began, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said that Ben & Jerry’s decision was a shameful surrender to anti-Semitism, to BDS, to all that was wrong with the anti-Israel and anti-Jewish discourse. “We will not shut them up. More than thirty states in the United States have anti-BDS submission laws passed in recent years. I am going to go one by one and demand that they enforce these laws against Ben & Jerrys because they will not treat us in this way without encountering a response. “
As you may recall, about two months ago, the Ben & Jerrys boycott of Judea and Samaria began. A statement issued by the company reads: “Ben & Jerry’s will stop selling its ice cream in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, we believe that sales in Israel are inconsistent with our values, and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream cannot be sold in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. We also hear and know the Our common fears and the right-wing fans who will oppose the move. “