“Anti-Zionist activist and writer Peter Beinart recently revealed that he’d spoken privately to Ben and Jerry’s executives and encouraged their efforts on boycott decision”

Former Ben and Jerry’s Employee Says Anti-Israel Activist Spoke to Board Ahead of Boycott Decision
by Alana Goodman
August 11, 2021

A former longtime Ben & Jerry’s employee said the company’s decision to boycott Israel was based on advice from a BDS activist who was expelled from Israel for spearheading economic pressure campaigns against the Jewish state. Susannah Levin, who spent 21 years as a freelance graphic designer for Ben & Jerry’s before resigning last month over the company’s decision to halt its sales in the West Bank, said the company’s board consulted with Human Rights Watch’s Israel-Palestine director Omar Shakir, an advocate of the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement who accused the Jewish state of “crimes against humanity.” READ MORE

JNS Ex-Ben & Jerry’s employee says company spoke to anti-Israel activist pre-boycott Omar Shakir, who has been accused of anti-Semitism and ties with terrorism, penned a report in April that accused Israel of committing “crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution.”

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