Just about a year ago, I had the opportunity to visit the SodaStream factory in Israel. Actually, how do define exactly where the factory is located has led to one of the more explosive and high profile manifestations of the so-called BDS (boycott-civestment-sanction) dispute.
Israelis warn of snowball of boycotts that could harm economic stability.
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Maale Adumim, West Bank — Just a few weeks after signing on actress Scarlett Johansson as its brand ambassador, Israeli fizzy-drink maker SodaStream has become a lightning rod in the debate about efforts to impose an economic boycott against Israel.
Actress Scarlett Johansson has ended her relationship with Oxfam, saying she and the humanitarian organization have “a fundamental difference of opinion in regards to the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement.”
* City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will present a proclamation to Gilad Shalit's father, Noam Shalit, tomorrow at City Hall calling on the Israeli soldier's captors to let him go and declaring Sept. 7 "Gilad Shalit Day in New York."