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Boycott Israeli Goods, Free Palestine!
by Free Palestine
Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
All across the bay-area mysterious stickers are appearing on products made in Israel. The stickers read “Boycott Israeli Goods, Free Palestine.” The activists who are taking on the mission of educating the public are probably influenced by the anti-apartheid movement that waged a campaign to boycott products made in South-Africa during the Apartheid regime.
I went to investigate and see if the rumors are true and see how customers are affected by the campaign by visiting Safeway on College and Alcatraz.
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§Moshe Cohen
by Free Palestine Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
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Moshe Cohen, a very random Jewish customer is shocked that his favorite tahina is made in Israel. “I was trying to look for something kosher, but not everything that is kosher is ethical.”
Are you surprised to discover that the tahina is made in Israel?
“Yes, I thought that Bay area stores had more ethical business practices”
How will you keep living after this?
“One thing is for sure: I’ll have to live without this product! They come from a country with a brutal government that maintains an apartheid regime. The tax revenue that is generated by engaging in commerce with Israeli businesses and manufacturers becomes blood money that is used by the Israeli government to wage a brutal occupation in Palestine.”
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by Free Palestine Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
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by Free Palestine Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
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Another random customer has second thoughts after seeing the sticker. She is distressed and uneasy about the fact that the hummus that she was going to buy has its connection to Israel.

§Free Palestine
by Free Palestine Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
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A different random customer is agonizing to learn that the Tahina is manufacture in Israel. He is lamenting that he used to support a racist state.
“Why” he screams “why have I not checked where the goods that I bought are manufactured? What would my friends say if they know that I have supported an Apartheid Regime?”
§Free Palestine!
by Free Palestine Tuesday Oct 14th, 2008 10:26 PM
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He reaches to the wines in order to forget about the trauma.
Um, don’t you think that you are overreacting?
“No! I have supported by buying this tahina in the past a government that has oppressed and occupied the Palestinians for years, imposing apartheid laws. How can I ever redeem myself?”
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EbeneezerEbeneezerSaturday Sep 19th, 2009 4:13 AM
i wish thatZionists would Thursday Oct 16th, 2008 10:27 AM
The same was true with S AfricayepThursday Oct 16th, 2008 6:56 AM
boycottthe kibbutzim!Wednesday Oct 15th, 2008 1:37 PM
boycott AMERICAN GOODS alsoDTWednesday Oct 15th, 2008 12:26 PM
Sabra hummus benefitsan apartheid state!Wednesday Oct 15th, 2008 9:57 AM
Boycott Naot brand shoesMade in IsraelWednesday Oct 15th, 2008 8:33 AM
More productsmore products from israelWednesday Oct 15th, 2008 5:57 AM

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