Swedish furniture giant IKEA has apologized for publishing a catalogue for Israel’s haredi Orthodox community that does not include any photos of women.
At 10 percent of Israel’s population, ultra-Orthodox Jews have big families and are a tempting market for the flat-pack furniture giant Ikea.
Let the men have Ikea.
A beloved “Seinfeld” character made an unlikely reprise: in an Israeli commercial for the furniture giant Ikea.
Two key turning points took place last week in the slippery slope to Israel’s growing international isolation, J.J. Goldberg writes. And then there was a third that is — um — a load of crap.
IKEA halted sales of its trademark Swedish meatballs in 13 European countries after tests in the Czech Republic on Monday showed the product contained horsemeat.
A new book reveals that Ikea — of lingonberry jam and cheap furniture fame — has a founder with a Nazi past. [Washington Post]
You might want to sit down in your Skrurvska chair before reading this. A new book claims Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of cheap-furniture behemoth IKEA, “was a member of the Swedish Nazi party and was such a concern to secret service they opened a file on him,” reports the U.K. Telegraph.