A New Zealand professor riled the local Jewish community by comparing Israel’s SodaStream to a German company that used Jewish slave labor during World War II.
Fizzy drinks maker SodaStream has raised the prospect of moving work back to the West Bank after the Israeli government refused to extend work permits for its remaining 74 Palestinian workers.
The last Palestinian employees of SodaStream lost their jobs following the company’s move from the West Bank to southern Israel.
SodaStream’s chief executive called the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement anti-Semitic and maintained that his company gave West Bank Palestinian workers good pay and benefits.
SodaStream changed the labels on some of its products to note that they were manufactured in the West Bank, according to an international media group.
Is “enhanced water” the new soda? SodaStream hopes so.
Harvard University Dining Services admitted it made a mistake in deciding to stop buying SodaStream equipment.
Harvard University’s president has requested an investigation into the decision by the university’s dining service to stop buying SodaStream equipment.
Harvard University Dining Service has halted purchases of SodaStream equipment, after Palestinian students and their supporters protested.
The 29-year-old actress who hates to be known as “ScarJo” had a busy year, what with starring in several films, recording soundtracks, and giving birth to a baby girl with her fiancé Romain Dauriac. Yet she found time to become a symbol both praised and derided in the Jewish world for her persistent promotion of SodaStream, the manufacturer of make-at-home seltzer whose main factory is in Mishor Adumim, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank.