Assemblymembers Daniel Rosenthal & Simcha Eisenstein, Councilmember Kalman Yeger, and Coalition of Jewish Community Organizations Join the #EndJewHatred Movement in GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION AGAINST BEN & JERRY’S
In the wake of Ben & Jerry’s antisemitic decision to stop selling ice cream in parts of Israel, elected officials, religious leaders, and community advocates are holding a protest to #EndJewHatred at Ben & Jerry’s, and to oppose antisemitic and illegal commercial boycotts against Jewish people and the Jewish state.
Activists and community leaders will hand out free ice cream and educational materials about the dangerous Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, and call for a “week of action” at Ben & Jerry’s stores and properties around the world. Protestors will then march to Ben & Jerry’s in Midtown. Local NYC institutions, such as Morton Williams and Gristedes have already reduced their offerings of Ben & Jerry’s products in New York.
The group is calling for a boycott of Ben & Jerry’s and complete State divestment from its parent company Unilever unless Unilever reverses the bigoted and discriminatory decision.
WHAT: Protest to #EndJewHatred at Ben & Jerry’s with a march to Ben & Jerry’s NYC and free ice cream, followed by a week of action against Ben & Jerry’s across the world
WHEN: Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 5:30 PM
WHERE: Speeches on the Steps of the New York Public Library, 476 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018. Marching to Ben & Jerry’s at 200 W. 44th St., New York, NY 10036
WHO: Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal, Assemblymember Simcha Eichenstein, Councilmember Kalman Yeger, Club Z, The Lawfare Project, StandWithUs, Canadian Antisemitism Education Foundation (CAEF), End Jew Hatred Canada, Herut North America, Yad Yamin