Ice cream

Corporate social irresponsibility within Ben & Jerry's - opinion

In July 2021, Ben & Jerry’s “Independent” Board announced their decision to boycott Israel and cease their relations with American Quality Products (AQP) and its owner, Avi Zinger.

By SHAHAR AZANI
31/08/2022
Ice cream cone (illustrative)

Scoop: Jerusalem man charged for assaulting US tourist over price of ice cream

The Jerusalem business owner smashed a glass cup into an American tourist in his 50s following a verbal argument over the price of the ice cream the tourist had just purchased.

Ben & Jerry's loses bid to halt sales in Israel's West Bank

Ben & Jerry's sued Unilever on July 5, saying the sale of its Israeli business to local licensee Avi Zinger violated their agreement.

By REUTERS
22/08/2022

This Israeli-American philanthropist is advocating for IHRA definition in 7 US states

The Israeli-American Coalition for Action, headed by chairman Shawn Evehaim will promote legislation laws based on the IHRA definition of antisemitism. Here is his interview.

08/08/2022

Ben & Jerry's says Unilever froze directors' salaries

Ben & Jerry's said that Unilever had frozen its directors' salaries in July.

By REUTERS
03/08/2022
Ben & Jerry's ice cream (Illustrative)

Ben & Jerry's, Unilever talks on out-of-court deal on Israeli dispute break down

The Burlington, Vermont-based Ben & Jerry's said last year it was ending sales in Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories because it was "inconsistent" with its values.

By REUTERS
29/07/2022
Ben and Jerry's.

Unilever’s sale of Ben & Jerry’s: A corporate cop out - opinion

Outsourcing Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s corporate and social responsibilities to a third party falls far short of standing proudly in support of Israel and its citizens.

By MARIO M. KRANJAC
25/07/2022

Ben & Jerry's proposes to mediate Israel dispute with parent Unilever

A lawyer for Ben & Jerry's said the companies wanted to "attempt to resolve their dispute through expedited formal mediation" instead of litigating.

By REUTERS
15/07/2022

Lessons of Ben & Jerry's: Boycotting Israel isn't low-risk - opinion

Businesses should follow a similar model to ensure they aren’t hijacked by antisemitic actors such as what occurred with Ben & Jerry’s.

 An ice cream assembly line at the Ben & Jerry's factory near Kiryat Malachi, July 2021

Ben & Jerry's cancels plan to stop sales in Israel

Last year, Ben & Jerry's announced it would stop sales in east Jerusalem and the West Bank.

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