A new Beigel and Beigel factory in Tzfat was opened this week. Deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom and Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Shalom Simchon were there. The mayor of Ariel, Ron Nachman, was not because he claimed that companies are receiving building and tax credits due to companies opening up in peripheral areas. In that sense, Nachman said, the government was encouraging the international boycott of Judea and Samaria. Unilever decided to move the factory after European groups organized a boycott of Unilever products over the fact that the company owned a factory in the “Occupied West Bank.”
Commissioners at General Council are invited to come to Educattional Forums on Peace and Justice in the Middle East to ask difficult questions on actions to bring peace and justice to the Holy Land. Gathering in Room 2203 Dunton Tower at 12:45 pm and 7:30 pm today. Guest speakers include Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Ramzi Zananiri and Fr. Robert Assaly. See complete notice.
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