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Liberal-minded SodaStream employed hundreds of locals until anti-Israel boycott pressure forced the closure of its West Bank factory. Now the final 75 Palestinian staffers have been fired. Viva Palestina!

Victory for BDS as SodaStream’s last Palestinian workers lose their jobs
by David Horovitz
February 29, 2016

Two years ago, The Times of Israel reported on SodaStream’s plant at the West Bank industrial zone of Mishor Adumim, where the Israeli carbonated beverage company was employing 1,300 workers. 57 more words

Israel & Middle East

SodaStream, a cautionary tale for Palestinians seeking jobs

Jobless and Desperate Palestinians
by Clifford May
October 28, 2015

A few years ago, Daniel Birnbaum, an Israeli businessman, had an odd idea: “I decided I wanted to employ Palestinians.” So he took over a factory on the West Bank — where unemployment runs about 30% — and he hired more than 500 Palestinians. 65 more words

Israel & Middle East