Harvard Halts SodaStream Purchases


Harvard University will stop buying SodaStream equipment following protests by Palestinian students and their supporters.

Everything You Need To Know About SodaStream’s Move


Tel Aviv — SodaStream, the Israeli at-home seltzer machine company, announced last week that it would be closing its West Bank factory and moving the facility’s operations to southern Israel next year. Here’s what you need to know about SodaStream, the controversy that has bubbled up in its midst and what the actress Scarlett Johansson has to do with it.

Report: SodaStream Mulling Departure From West Bank Plant


Jerusalem — The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is considering closing its West Bank factory.

SodaStream Fires Palestinian Employees In Ramadan Fast Dispute


Jerusalem — The SodaStream company reportedly fired 60 Palestinian employees from its West Bank plant over a dispute on breaking the Ramadan fast.

SodaStream Store In Britain Shuts After Two Years Of Weekly Protests


An Israeli-owned store in England that sold replacement parts for SodaStream closed after two years of weekly boycott protests.

Report: Starbucks To Buy 10 Percent Stake In SodaStream


JERUSALEM  — Starbucks is in advanced talks to buy 10 percent of Israeli home soda machine company SodaStream, an Israeli business daily reported.

Boycott Fears Bubbling Over Amid SodaStream Controversy

Israelis warn of snowball of boycotts that could harm economic stability.

Israel Correspondent

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.

The entrance to the SodaStream factory in Maale Adumim. Credit: Joshua Mitnick/JW

ScarJo And SodaStream

The seltzer gizmo company's Yonah Lloyd calls out the BDS agenda.

Jewish Week Correspondent

ScarJo shills for SodaStream, despite BDS screams. Photo courtesy SodaStream

Johannson Splits With Oxfam Over ‘Fundamental’ Differences On BDS


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.”

SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum announces Scarlett Johansson as the company’s global brand ambassador. Mike Coppola/Getty Images

Super Bowl Ad For West Bank Manufacturer Spurs Boycott Calls

Staff Writer

SodaStream, an Israeli maker of devices that carbonate beverages with a manufacturing plant in the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim, plans to run a TV commercial during Sunday’s Super Bowl, prompting calls for a boycott of the product by the Interfaith Boycott Coalition.

SodaStream has a factory in the West Bank. Fotolia
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