Author Archives: Nancy Kricorian

About Nancy Kricorian

Nancy Kricorian is a New York City-based writer and activist.

Dear ‘New York Times’, Don’t put a pretty face on Ahava’s occupation profiteering

A response to the New York Times Frequent Flyer column featuring Ahava North American CEO Elana Drell-Szyfer.

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BDS Victory in Japan: Distributor drops Ahava because of the company’s illegal practices

DaitoCrea, the general agent in Japan for Ahava Dead Sea Laboratories, announced on its website that they would no longer be distributing Ahava products.

Posted in Activism, BDS, Israel/Palestine, Israeli Government, Occupation, Settlers/Colonists | 7 Comments

‘NYT’ piece from Dead Sea ‘kibbutz’ ignores int’l boycott of its products

In “As it Shrinks, the Dead Sea Nourishes Promises of an Economic Bloom,” [New York Times, yesterday, p. A8], Isabel Kershner presents a rosy picture of what she calls the Israeli “kibbutz” of Kalia, situated on the shores of Dead … Continue reading

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Inside the Cosmetics convention, Ahava boss denies the Occupation

On Monday, July 19th, Jodie Evans of CODEPINK and supporter Zissa went to the Cosmetics Professionals (COSMOPROF) Convention at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas to confront Ahava North America CEO Michael Etedgi for the second year in a … Continue reading

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‘LA Times’ runs piece by investor in Occupation without disclosing his interest

Weiss got a queasy feeling about a piece in the LA Times attacking the Orthodox for intolerance but saying nary a word about treatment of the Palestinians. Nancy Kricorian of Code Pink exposes the black heart of the matter in … Continue reading

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