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Outside Israel Jews should Boycott B & J;
https://www.aish.com/jw/me/Ben--Jerrys-U...html?s=mpw
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/...spx/310876
Inside Israel Jews should support the B & J (In fact this franchise has been fighting the parent company)
https://www.aish.com/jw/me/Ben-and-Jerry...tt-Us.html
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/...spx/310891
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/...spx/310269
The franchise will probably be bought out in 2022 when license runs out.....either by the israeli Goverment or other other Israeli Ice Cream makers.... since this is the only Unilever franchise in Israel so "targeted"..I wonder if this is little more than a cycnical move by the parent company as an easy way to get rid of this 34 year old franchise.....once and for all..... Huh Confused Dodgy

Unilever bought Ben and Jerry in 2000
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben_%26_Je...ilever_era
https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/...spx/310876
https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opin...021/07/22/
Good question!
(07-28-2021, 12:49 PM)Nooone wrote: [ -> ]Outside Israel Jews should Boycott B & J;
Inside Israel Jews should support the B & J...

That would depend on where this company's profits are taxed. If this company's Israeli franchise's profits are subject to foreign corporate taxation, then I would agree on boycotting.
(07-29-2021, 05:04 AM)Alan_Boskov wrote: [ -> ]
(07-28-2021, 12:49 PM)Nooone wrote: [ -> ]Outside Israel Jews should Boycott B & J;
Inside Israel Jews should support the B & J...

That would depend on where this company's profits are taxed. If this company's Israeli franchise's profits are subject to foreign corporate taxation, then I would agree on boycotting.

The operation in Israel is not a franchisee. It is a licensee. There is a big difference.
You know what I meant Rolleyes . It boils down to B&J producing ice cream under license of a foreign parent company. I'm not familiar with current American corporate legislation. There are, however, proposals preparing for legislation debate of which are intended to endanger foreign levying of American corporate taxation for the purpose of avoiding the U.S. high rate of taxation. Whether B&J's Israeli production is subject domestic or foreign corpoprate taxation under Israeli law is what I intended to put to question.
The company in Israel that makes and distributes Ben & Jerry ice cream in Israel does not have a foreign parent company.
The first post claims that "Ullivner" is the parent company. After looking this company up: https://duckduckgo.com/?q=ullivner+company&t=h_&ia=web , I'm assuming a missspwelling of Unilever. Nevertheless, the linked article site makes mention of neither Ullivner nor Unilever as parent companies  Huh