US food co-op fights back against boycott opposition

03.10.2011                      06.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

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US food co-op fights back against boycott opposition

Olympia Food Co-op files motion to strike lawsuit brought against them by members who objected to decision to initiate boycott of Israeli goods.

A food co-op board of directors Tuesday filed a motion in Washington state to strike a lawsuit brought against them by five members who objected to the co-op’s decision to initiate a boycott of Israeli goods.
In 2010, the Olympia Food Co-op board passed a resolution to boycott Israeli goods, and then became the first grocery store in the United States to officially boycott them. The co-op is a member-based, not-for-profit, natural food grocery store with two locations in Olympia, Washington….