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Israel's New Government Hoped to Freeze the Palestinian Issue. Ben & Jerry's Had Other Plans

Whatever euphemisms the new Israeli government comes up with, such as ‘Narrowing the conflict,’ it will not be able to ignore the Palestinian issue – especially with the Palestinian Authority in such a weak state

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Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield did not sign the coalition agreements that established the new Israeli government last month. Nor did Unilever, the multinational consumer goods company. Yet Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, a subsidiary of Unilever, may have upended the impractical idea the government toys with, that it will defer and not deal with contentious or controversial issues.

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