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Pro-Palestinian Activists Targeted Major Hollywood Actress Over Her Deal to Represent Israeli
The Blaze ^ | 1/26/14 | Sharona Schwartz

Posted on 01/26/2014 10:21:22 AM PST by Nachum

Actor Scarlett Johansson has been facing pressure from some pro-Palestinian activists after announcing earlier this month that she was becoming the first brand ambassador for the Israeli carbonated beverage kit maker SodaStream. She’s planning to star in a Super Bowl ad for the company which has characterized itself as an alternative to Coke and Pepsi.

Pro Palestinian Activists Pressured Scarlett Johansson to Pull out of Deal to Represent Israeli Company in Super Bowl Ad. Here’s How She Responded

Scarlett Johansson filming a SodaStream commercial for the Super Bowl (Screenshot: YouTube)

“The company’s commitment to a healthier body and a healthier planet is a perfect fit for me,” Johansson said in mid-January. “I love that the product can be tailored to any lifestyle and palate.”

SodaStream has been a prominent target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign – including CODEPINK – against Israel, because it operates a factory a fifteen minute drive from Jerusalem in the West Bank, territory that the Palestinians claim as theirs.

On Thursday, the aid organization Oxfam – for which Johansson has traveled around the world as an ambassador for eight years – suggested on the Johansson profile on its website that it is now reconsidering the actor’s role in light of her choice to support SodaStream. “Oxfam believes that businesses that operate in [West Bank] settlements further the ongoing poverty and denial of rights of the Palestinian communities that we work to support.”

Johansson issued a statement on Friday evening to the Huffington

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TOPICS: Germany; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bds; codepink; europeanunion; germany; hollywood; israel; oxfam; palestinian; scarlett; scarlettjohansson; sodastream; superbowl; unitedkingdom; waronterror
Pro-Palestinian Activists Targeted Major Hollywood Actress Over Her Deal to Represent Israeli Company — Here’s How She Responded
1 posted on 01/26/2014 10:21:22 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Looks like the “Vitameatavegamin” set.


2 posted on 01/26/2014 10:24:17 AM PST by windcliff
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To: Nachum

Healthier body and planet starts with soda?

Who knew?


3 posted on 01/26/2014 10:34:52 AM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: Nachum

I hope she continues to hold firm.

Most entertainers would already have folded.


4 posted on 01/26/2014 10:39:39 AM PST by marron
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To: Nachum
Per the requirements:


5 posted on 01/26/2014 10:42:47 AM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Nachum

Any bets on whether she’ll stay libtard?


6 posted on 01/26/2014 10:44:49 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Nachum

I guess in this country the friend of my enemy is my friend


7 posted on 01/26/2014 10:55:10 AM PST by ac-rep
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To: Common Sense 101

Most of the people working for the company are Pallies, so if the company fails the only real impact would be more unemployed Pallies.

Maybe we could bring the jobs here.


8 posted on 01/26/2014 10:55:12 AM PST by Zenjitsuman (New Boss Nancy Pelosi)
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To: Nachum

“Oxfam believes that businesses that operate in [West Bank] settlements further the ongoing poverty and denial of rights of the Palestinian communities that we work to support.”

What Oxfam really militates for, apparently, is to nurture irrational hatred and to indulge people’s demonic desire to live Jew-free in the Jewish Holy Land. I’ve had no interest in Sodastream products, but the attempted boycott tempts me to buy something.


9 posted on 01/26/2014 10:56:39 AM PST by rightwingcrazy
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10 posted on 01/26/2014 10:58:35 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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11 posted on 01/26/2014 10:59:22 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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12 posted on 01/26/2014 11:00:06 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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13 posted on 01/26/2014 11:00:54 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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14 posted on 01/26/2014 11:01:10 AM PST by dfwgator
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15 posted on 01/26/2014 11:01:42 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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16 posted on 01/26/2014 11:02:39 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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To: School of Rational Thought

This turned into a wonderful thread. Thanks to everyone who posts pictures.


17 posted on 01/26/2014 11:12:45 AM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Nachum

And yet she’s been a rabid Obot for years - has that changed?


18 posted on 01/26/2014 11:14:03 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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That might be good for a popcorn thread!


19 posted on 01/26/2014 11:15:22 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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And yet she’s been a rabid Obot for years - has that changed?

No, but as conservatives (me an angry white tea partier) I am objectifying her and a condition of my war on women.

20 posted on 01/26/2014 11:16:23 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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21 posted on 01/26/2014 11:18:10 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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That’s why I used it, this is a Liberal Cat Fight.


22 posted on 01/26/2014 11:18:13 AM PST by dfwgator
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23 posted on 01/26/2014 11:21:23 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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24 posted on 01/26/2014 11:22:22 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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25 posted on 01/26/2014 11:23:20 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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26 posted on 01/26/2014 11:24:23 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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27 posted on 01/26/2014 11:25:04 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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28 posted on 01/26/2014 11:25:16 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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Porn under a different name.


29 posted on 01/26/2014 11:25:54 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious! We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone!)
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30 posted on 01/26/2014 11:26:05 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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31 posted on 01/26/2014 11:27:35 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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She should keep her clothes on.

I agree with the issue, but I have nothing good to say about celebutards


32 posted on 01/26/2014 11:28:22 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: School of Rational Thought

There’s no doubt she’s a cutie -— too bad she hasn’t turned conservative and 2nd Amendment.

Was out one night and ran into a gal who looked incredibly like her. She could have done celebrity impersonation.


33 posted on 01/26/2014 11:31:57 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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I find that her nicest photo on the thread. She’s a pretty woman. For some reason she doesn’t appeal to me much.


34 posted on 01/26/2014 11:32:25 AM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: School of Rational Thought

She’s showing too much cleavage. She should be spanked like a redheaded stepchild at Walmart!


35 posted on 01/26/2014 2:31:09 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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36 posted on 01/26/2014 5:59:37 PM PST by School of Rational Thought
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37 posted on 01/26/2014 6:01:43 PM PST by School of Rational Thought
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Sodastream having three factories, part of me thinks they should capitulate to the European bigots, move the factory in the West Bank, employ Israelis and fire the 900 palestinians working there. Give each terminated employee two goats, courtesy of their supporters.

38 posted on 01/29/2014 3:07:27 PM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: Nachum
On Thursday, the aid organization Oxfam – for which Johansson has traveled around the world as an ambassador for eight years – suggested on the Johansson profile on its website that it is now reconsidering the actor’s role in light of her choice to support SodaStream.

Ahhhh, "Oxfam." Sure does seem to pop up a lot lately.

39 posted on 01/29/2014 3:21:12 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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Most of the people working for the company are Pallies, so if the company fails the only real impact would be more unemployed Pallies.

To Leftists, "The People" are the only reality. Actual, physical people are abstractions.

40 posted on 01/29/2014 7:53:01 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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