On July 19, liberal ice cream makers “Ben & Jerry’s” announced they would be boycotting Jews in Judea and Samaria, causing worldwide outrage. Now, the New York Post has perhaps revealed one reason why the Vermont ice cream vendors, part of Unilever Corp., felt the need to go out on a limb politically and alienate all supporters of Israel.
Anuradha Mittal has been chair of the ice cream maker’s board since 2008, Isabel Vincent reports in the New York Post. At the same time, “Ben & Jerry’s” granted a donation of more than $100,000 to “charity” Oakland Institute, which is run and chaired by Mittal. As Executive Director and sole salaried employee of the Oakland Insitute, Mittal paid herself a generous salary of $154,000, writes Vincent.
The “Ben & Jerry’s” donation helped support radical Palestinian NGO “BADIL“, which supports the radical left-wing Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) campaign, calls Israel an “Apartheid State” (while Arabs serve in the Israeli government,