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Submitted by Charlie (United States), Jul 26, 2021 at 16:40

"Anti-BDS banner flown over Ben & Jerry's headquarters"

Arutz Sheva Staff , Jul 26 , 2021.

Israeli-American Council flies banner reading 'Serve Ice Cream, Not Hate' over Vermont headquarters of Ben & Jerry's.

Israeli-American Council (IAC).

The Israeli-American Council (IAC) flew a banner over Ben & Jerry's factory and global headquarters in South Burlington, VT reading "Serve Ice Cream, Not Hate," the social media hashtag #BDSisHATE, and the American and Israeli flags as part of a campaign the IAC launched today demanding Ben & Jerry's stop their boycott of part of the Israeli population.

The flyover this past Friday kicked off a global advocacy effort that also features a social media campaign urging people to call on Ben & Jerry's and its parent company, Unilever, not to align with the BDS hate movement targeting Israel, and to renew the ice cream maker's license with its Israeli manufacturer.

In recent months the IAC has become one of the leading American-Jewish organizations in mobilizing the community against antisemitism and anti-Zionism across the United States.

The IAC stated: "Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling its ice cream to certain Israeli populations is a disgraceful surrender to the BDS hate movement, which promotes a culture of fear and violence and seeks to eliminate the Jewish homeland – the only democracy in the Middle East."

"Unilever should rid itself of this discriminatory and morally wrong act, stand by its corporate values and refocus its Ben & Jerry's brand on serving ice cream and not hate. We urge Unilever to discard this shameful decision, end this boycott and invest instead in peace and prosperity through dialogue."




The first hateful, negative reply to the hashtag was: '@NiceHarmlesstree' on Jul 26, 2021 – a complete rambling / an incoherent salad of words which don't even make sense.

The guy also retweeted in July 20 from '@19hassan49' #HandsOffCuba.
Praising China over the US.

@19hassan49 [July 20, 2021]

Reminder that China sent 3 men from agriculture families in rural China into space. Private industry in the US sent up the financial oligarchy, old and young, and barely even broke the stratosphere


White-washing Cuba and Arab-
Palestinian crimes. Perfect.


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