Unilever feels the heat as Israeli politicians melt down over ice cream

Not even Joe Biden’s love for the sweet summer treat will help Ben & Jerry’s case

26 July 2021 - 19:50 By Zev Chafets

Tel Aviv is a secular and self-confident metropolis. So the news last week that ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s was boycotting sales in East Jerusalem and the West Bank – territories it says should not be occupied by Israel — was a source of mild amusement. Jokes circulated mocking Ben & Jerry’s sanctimony and the over-the-top reaction of the Israeli government...

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