Israel Vows to ‘Act Aggressively’ Against Ben & Jerry’s
Ben & Jerry's said it would stop selling ice cream in the occupied West Bank and contested east Jerusalem.
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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister vowed Tuesday to “act aggressively” against the decision by Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories, as the country’s ambassador to the U.S. urged dozens of state governors to punish the company under anti-boycott laws. The strong reaction reflected concerns in Israel that the ice cream maker’s decision could lead other companies to follow suit. It also appeared to set the stage for a…