Published reports about the Ben & Jerry's announcement concerning their business in Palestine/Israel


Statements:
ο Vermonters for Justice in Palestine Press Release
ο Ben & Jerry's statement here
ο Unilever's Statement here
ο Statement from Ben & Jerry's Independent Board of Directors (tweet)
ο Comments about Board Statement in "Ben & Jerry's withdraws sales from Israeli settlements but clashes with parent company Unilever" (NBC News)
ο From Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield NY Times
ο Acquisition agreement: here

Organizations' statements:
ο Combined Statement (August 12th, 2021) "Where We Stand on Ben & Jerry's" by Adalah Justice Project, US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), Vermonters for Justice in Palestine, Palestine Legal, American Friends Service Committee, BDS Movement, Jewish Voice for Peace.
ο Adalah Justice Project
ο Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) and here
ο Justice tastes better than complicity. US Campaign for Palestinian Rights

Streaming:
ο PODCAST: "A little ice cream goes a long way" Editors Edo Konrad and Amjad Iraqi discuss the backlash against Ben & Jerry's and what the company's decision could mean for the BDS movement. +972

Published Reports:
ο Texas takes steps to divest from Ben & Jerry's following settlement boycott Times of Israel By Jacob Magid, 24 September 2021.
ο Ben & Jerry’s Co-founder, Board Chair Speak Out About Decision to Freeze Ice Cream Sales to Settlements Haaretz By Ben Samuels, Aug. 17, 2021
ο It's been nearly two months since Ben & Jerry's posted on social media. Here's how its silence may be tied to the Middle East MSN Hanna Krueger, 7/15/2021
--> ο "Ben & Jerry's: The 'boycott' of Israel and the battle of competing narratives:
A month after the ice cream brand announced it would not work in the occupied Palestinian territories, a coordinated campaign of misinformation continues." Middle East Eye By Azad Essa, 20 August 2021
ο Illinois Should Avoid the Ice Cream War Portside By Marilyn Katz, August 17, 2021
ο Israel is losing the ice cream war Mondoweiss By Steve France August 3, 2021
ο An Israeli-Palestinian Ice Cream Sandwich: Inside the dueling campaigns using Ben & Jerry's to move U.S. sentiment on Israel. By Colum Lynch, at Foreign Policy. August 9, 2021
ο We got Ben & Jerry's to stop selling in Israeli settlements. Here's how we did it. By Mark Hage [of VTJP] The Guardian - August 5th 2021:
ο Israel Lashes Out at Ben & Jerry's for Boycott in Occupied Palestinian Territory Marjorie Cohn, Truthout,August 7, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's to stop sales in occupied Palestinian territories July 19, 2021
ο The Absurd Ben & Jerry's Panic Is No Laughing Matter Daniel Larison, July 22, 2021
ο What the Ben & Jerry's Decision Reveals About Israel Yasmeen Serhan, July 23, 2021
ο 'Cela montre que BDS marche' : Wafic Faour sur comment une association de militants du Vermont a réussi à faire bouger Ben & Jerry's (translation - interview with Wafic) From Mondoweiss, Michael Arria, July 23, 2021
ο Scoop: Israel launches maximum pressure campaign against Ben & Jerry's Barak Ravid, July 27, 2021
ο Peter Beinart: Israel's Lunatic Response to Ben and Jerry's July 26, 2021
ο Robert Azzi: Ben & Jerry's, BDS, booza and chocolate sprinkles Robert Azzi, July 25, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry Urged to Cut Scoops to All of 'Apartheid Israel' Brett Wilkins, July 23, 2021
(From Common Dreams) Some Cherry Garcia, Please Patrick Lawrence, July 26, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's to stop sales in West Bank, east Jerusalem Wilson Ring & Josef Federman, July 19, 2021, updated July 23, 2021
ο Editorial: Freezer burn: After attacking Israel, Ben & Jerry's is going to get its just desserts Daily News Editorial Board, July 26, 2021
ο First Amendment gets frozen out as US politicians threaten to lick Ben & Jerry's Michael F. Brown, 29 July 2021
ο Israel melts down over Ben & Jerry's Ali Abunimah, July 21, 2021
ο They All Scream Over Ben & Jerry's Not Selling Ice Cream on the West Bank Ari Paul, July 27, 2021
ο Corporate activism is too often cynical. In Ben & Jerry's case, it offers hope Nesrine Malik, July 25, 2021
ο It's just ice-cream': settlers' chilly response to Ben & Jerry's boycott Bethan McKernan, July 23, 2021
ο Why Israel is more concerned about Ben & Jerry's than the Pegasus revelations Dahlia Scheindlin, July 22, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's Co-founders 'Unequivocally Support' Move to End Ice Cream Sales in Israeli Settlements Haaretz, Ben Samnuels, July 28, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's will end sales of its ice cream in the Occupied Palestinian Territory From Haaretz, July 19, 2021
ο Israel's drone diplomacy tries to offset heavy loses in ice cream war Haaretz, Anshel Pfeffer, July 22, 2021
ο Israel Wants U.S. to Enforce anti-BDS Laws Against Ben & Jerry's. Will It Work? Ben Samuels, July 20, 2021
ο Jewish Groups Urge U.S. Governors Not to Use anti-BDS Laws Against Ben & Jerry's Ben Samuels, July 26, 2021
ο Unilever CEO Appeals to Jewish Establishment Organizations Over Ben & Jerry's Uproar Ben Samuels, July 27, 2021
ο Israeli org seeks to sell products under Ben & Jerry's name in Israeli-occupied areas Aris Folley, July 27, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's board wanted to boycott all of Israel Tovah Lasaroff, July 21, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's melts under BDS pressure, to stop selling in settlements Tovah Lasaroff & Maayan Giloh, Juy 20, 2021
ο Progressive Jewish groups urge US governors not to penalise Ben & Jerry's MEE Staff, July 26, 2021
ο BDS is getting traction- says Israeli spyware-master Philip Weiss, July 26, 2021
ο Boycott beyond the Settlements! Marion Kawas, July 29, 2021
ο How Ben & Jerry's exposed Israel's anti-BDS strategy Ramzy Baroud, July 29, 2021
ο Israeli response to Ben & Jerry's announcement reveals ironclad consensus behind the settlements Jonathan Ofir, July 20, 2021
ο 'It shows that BDS works': Wafic Faour on how a group of Vermont activists got Ben & Jerry's to move Michael Arria, July 23, 2021
ο Report: Israeli task force set up to create political, consumer, and media pressure on Ben & Jerry's Michael Arria, July 28, 2021
ο The 'tsunami' and Israeli fragility - the takeaway on Ben & Jerry's decision Philip Weiss, July 23, 2021
ο 'This BDS win is because of our people power': Ben & Jerry's vows to stop sales in Israeli West Bank settlements Michael Arria, July 19, 2021
ο We need BDS ice cream - with a Jewish flavor Robert A. H. Cohen, July 22, 2021
ο Whopping majority of Israeli parliament condemn Ben & Jerry's for boycotting 'towns and cities in Israel' Jonathan Ofir, July 29, 2021
ο Israeli Ambassador Asks 35 U.S. States to Take Action Against Ben & Jerry's for Ending Sales Zoe Strozewski, July 20, 2021
Florida and Texas Threaten Sanctions Against Ben & Jerry's Over Israel Boycott (Newsweek) Daniel Villarreal, July 22, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's withdraws sales from Israeli settlements but clashes with parent company Unilever Olivia Solon, July 19, 2021
ο NYC Ben & Jerry's blames West Bank ban for slow sales, vows donation to Israel Doree Lewak, Jason Beeferman and Natalie O'Neill, July 28, 2021
ο Israel Wants to Have Its Ice Cream and Cybersecurity, Too Mairav Zonszein, July 27, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's to Stop Selling Ice Cream in Israeli-Occupied Territories Eric Nagourney, July 19, 2021
ο We're Ben and Jerry. Men of Ice Cream, Men of Principle. Bennett Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, July 28, 2021
ο 'Are they going to bomb Vermont?' Israel gets skewered after claiming Ben & Jerry's ice-cream boycott is 'new form of terrorism' July 22, 2021
ο IDF soldier SUES Ben & Jerry's for pulling his 'preferred' ice cream from occupied Palestinian territory July 25, 2021
ο Netanyahu tells Israelis 'NOT to buy' Ben & Jerry's ice cream after company stops sales in 'Occupied Palestinian Territory' July 19, 2021
ο The Forest and the Tree: Ben and Jerry's, Unilever, and Global Capitalist Apartheid Kyle Bailey, July 22, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's: (Ice Cream) Wars of the Jews. (Tikum Olam) Richard Silverstein, July 25, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's New York Times Treacle. (Tikum Olam) Richard Silverstein, July 29, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's board in dispute with owners Unilever over remaining in Israel July 20, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's could make BDS flavor of the month, warns Foreign Ministry source Lazar Berman, July 20, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's says it will end sales in 'Occupied Palestinian Territory' July 19, 2021
ο In Unilever call, PM vows 'vigorous' response to Ben & Jerry's settlement ban Stuart Winer & TOI staff, July 20, 2021
ο Israeli envoy urges 35 US states to activate anti-BDS laws against Ben & Jerry's Amy Spiro, July 20, 2021
ο Yes, take away our ice cream Sahar Vardi, July 20, 2021
ο Ben & Jerry's melts under BDS pressure, to stop selling in settlements Jerusalem Post
ο Netanyahu tells Israelis 'NOT to buy' Ben & Jerry's ice cream after company stops sales in 'Occupied Palestinian Territory' RT.com
ο Ben & Jerry's to stop sales in West Bank, east Jerusalem Connecticut Post
ο Ben & Jerry's board in dispute with owners Unilever over remaining in Israel Times of Israel
ο Ben & Jerry's to Stop Selling Ice Cream in Israeli-Occupied Territories New York Times
ο Israel Wants U.S. to Enforce anti-BDS Laws Against Ben & Jerry's. Will It Work? Haaretz
ο Ben & Jerry's says it will end sales in 'Occupied Palestinian Territory' Times of Israel
ο Analysis | Israel's New Government Hoped to Freeze the Palestinian Issue. Ben & Jerry's Had Other Plans Haaretz
ο Israel Fears More Companies Will Follow Ben & Jerry's Boycott Haaretz
ο Israel vows to 'act aggressively' against Ben & Jerry's Associated Press News
ο How the Jewish world is responding to Ben & Jerry's decision to exit Israeli settlements Jewish Telegraphic Agency
ο Ben & Jerry's withdraws sales from Israeli settlements but clashes with parent company Unilever NBC News
ο Ben & Jerry's could make BDS flavor of the month, warns Foreign Ministry source Times of Israel
ο Leading ice cream boycott: "A positive step towards a total boycott" [Hebrew] Israel Channel 13 - About Ben & Jerry's
ο 'This BDS win is because of our people power': Ben & Jerry's vows to stop sales in Israeli West Bank settlements Modoweiss
ο Israeli response to Ben & Jerry's announcement reveals ironclad consensus behind the settlements Mondoweiss
ο Ben & Jerry's to stop sales in occupied Palestinian territories NBC Channel 5 (Burlington)
ο Pro-Palestinian Groups Welcome Ben & Jerry's Settlement Boycott Decision Haaretz
ο About Burlington Resolution [Hewbrew] Israel Channel 13
ο The service is unavailable www.kan.org.il
ο A Good First Step for Ben and Jerry's - Ending Sales in the Territories (Interview with Wafic Faour) TheStruggleVideoMedia on Youtube
ο Israel melts down over Ben & Jerry's Electronic Intifada
ο Analysis | Israel's Drone Diplomacy Tries to Offset Heavy Loses in Ice Cream War Haaretz
ο Israel Has a Cow Mondoweiss
ο Ben & Jerry's to stop sales in occupied Palestinian territories AlJazeera
ο Ben & Jerry's gets praise and scorn after quitting occupied Palestinian territories Middle East Eye
ο Ben & Jerry's: Israeli president accuses ice cream company of 'new kind of terrorism' Middle East Eye
ο Israel will 'act aggressively' over Ben & Jerry's ban, PM says AlJazeera
ο We need BDS ice cream - with a Jewish flavor Mondoweiss
ο Ignore Israel's meltdown, Ben & Jerry's West Bank pullout proves BDS pressure sticks Al Arabi - The New Arab
ο Florida and Texas Threaten Sanctions Against Ben & Jerry's Over Israel Boycott Newsweek
ο 'It shows that BDS works': Wafic Faour on how a group of Vermont activists got Ben & Jerry's to move Mondoweiss
ο Ben & Jerry Urged to Cut Scoops to All of 'Apartheid Israel' Consortium News
ο Double Scoops and Double Standards Courtesy of Ben & Jerry's | Opinion Newsweek
ο 'Are they going to bomb Vermont?' Israel gets skewered after claiming Ben & Jerry's ice-cream boycott is 'new form of terrorism' RT
ο IDF soldier SUES Ben & Jerry's for pulling his 'preferred' ice cream from occupied Palestinian territory RT
ο Israel Launches 'Maximum Pressure' Campaign Against Ben & Jerry's AntiWar.com
ο Israel's spat with Ben & Jerry's overshadows its spyware scandalWashington Post
ο Israel's Lunatic Response to Ben and Jerry's Peter Beinart
ο Editorial: Freezer burn: After attacking Israel, Ben & Jerry's is going to get its just desserts MSN.com
ο [This shows that BDS works translation from Michael Arria in Mondoweiss]Association des universitaires pour le respect du droit international en Palestine
ο Ben & Jerry's: (Ice Cream) Wars of the Jews Tikun Olam
ο Israel Wants to Have Its Ice Cream and Cybersecurity, Too (Paywall) New York Times
ο They All Scream Over Ben & Jerry's Not Selling Ice Cream on the West Bank Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
ο Ben & Jerry's New York Times Treacle Axios
ο Whopping majority of Israeli parliament condemn Ben & Jerry's for boycotting 'towns and cities in Israel' Mondoweiss
ο Jewish Groups Urge U.S. Governors Not to Use anti-BDS Laws Against Ben & Jerry's Haaretz
ο Ben & Jerry's New York Times Treacle Tikun Olam
ο First Amendment gets frozen out as US politicians threaten to lick Ben & Jerry's Electronic Intifada
ο Israeli PM: Ben & Jerry's sales ban will have 'serious consequences' Guardian
ο Why Israel is more concerned about Ben & Jerry's than the Pegasus revelations Guardian
ο "It's just ice-cream": settlers' chilly response to Ben & Jerry's boycott Guardian
ο Corporate activism is too often cynical. In Ben & Jerry's case, it offers hope Guardian
ο Israeli academics praise Ben & Jerry boycott of Judea, Samaria (Israel National News - Jul 28 , 2021)
ο Ben & Jerry's Board President Receives Death Threats, Called "Hindu Whore," Abandons Her Home Tikun Olam
ο Anti-BDS Jewish Orgs Back Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Sales Ban in Settlements Despite Israeli Pressure Democracy Now (July 30, 2021)
ο Point: Ben & Jerry's is carrying on a proud tradition of boycotts for human rights (Bucks County Courier Times - by Phyllis Bennis July 30th, 2021)
ο Mark Hage and Wafic Faour of VTJP in 'Gathering Peace' (July 27, 2021) at WGDR 91.1 FM; WGDH 91.7 FM; online at www.wgdr.org (click on "on the air") On-demand streaming for two weeks after air date.