Gilad Erdan blasts co-founders of ice cream maker over Axios interview. “Demanding from Israel what is demanded from no other country is the definition of antisemitism”

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Israeli Envoy Criticizes Ben & Jerry’s Founders Over Boycott
by Augusta Saraiva and Alisa Odenheimer
October 12, 2021

The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. accused Ben & Jerry’s co-founders of “helping the antisemites” following an interview in which they defended the company’s decision to not sell its ice cream in the country’s occupied Palestinian territory. Gilad Erdan, the envoy to the U.S. and the United Nations, said the “ignorance and hypocrisy” toward Israel demonstrated during the interview aired Oct. 10 on HBO is “an outrage.”… “Part of the definition of antisemitism is precisely to demand from Israel what is not demanded of any other entity in the world,” Erdan said in a statement Monday. “Ben and Jerry have no problem with their ice cream being sold to supporters of terrorism, and yet they are boycotting Israel.” READ MORE

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