According to a West Bank-based Israeli media network, protests against Ricky’s sale of West Bank-made products have been a boon for the store and for Ahava, the manufacturer. IsraelNationalNews.com: A Brooklyn-based group trying to convince locals to boycott Israeli-made Dead Sea skin care products has managed to promote the region and boost the company’s business […]
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Israeli Media Network Claims Ricky’s Protests Boost Sales
Another Ricky’s Boycott Protest on Montague St.
Approximately 20 activists protested Ricky’s yesterday evening on Montague Street, some waving Palestine flags, and holding signs encouraging boycott of an Israeli-made cosmetics company called Ahava whose products are carried by the store. Video after the jump.
Rabbi Urges Fair Shake in Ahava “Controversy”
At Room Eight, Rabbi Serge Lippe of Brooklyn Heights Synagogue posts the full text of an email sent out by Kane Street Synagogue’s Rabbi Samuel Weintrob about the recent protest at Ricky’s on Montague Street by Brooklyn for Peace, inspired by Code Pink’s campaign against Israeli cosmetic company Ahava. The full text after the jump.
Protest at Ricky’s Draws Attention
The Brooklyn Paper reports on a protest by members of anti-war group Code Pink at Ricky’s on Montague Street Friday: Brooklyn Paper: The centuries-old Middle East conflict turned into a bizarre form of mud-slinging on quiet Montague Street on Friday when protesters demanded that the Ricky’s cosmetics shop stop selling a dirt-based cosmetic that, apparently, […]
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