Guardian Brian Braiker reports from Tuesday’s meeting at which members of the storied Park Slope Food Coop voted on whether they should vote on stocking products from Israel. Park Slope, an upscale neighborhood in Brooklyn, has perhaps the… Read more
Members of the 4th Street Food Co-Op say they haven't given much thought to a controversy over Israeli food at the Park Slope Food Co-Op. That’s not to say the East Village co-op hasn’t had its tense moments.
The Park Slope Food Co-op has become even more of a punchline now that the Daily Show has aired its segment about the store's debate over whether to boycott Israeli products (there are only five, but they include hummus) because of Israel's actions against Palestinians. Show More Summary
Affluent Brooklyn neighborhood turns out in droves in highly-politicized vote
A JetBlue captain stormed out the cockpit and started acting erratically on a flight bound for Las Vegas on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The captain began yelling about al-Qaeda and a possible bomb onboard, passengers said. Read full article >>
Here is one of the more fantastic appearances by the talented Samantha Bee of “The Daily Show,” on the controversy about Brooklyn’s Park Slope Food Coop’s proposal to ban Israeli products because of its persecution of Palestinians. Yes, a hummus war. Oh, just watch: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / [...]
The vote is in: The Park Slope Food Coop rejects "the Israel ban."
Members of the Park Slope Food Coop are in Fort Greene’s Brooklyn Technical HS tonight to debate whether to hold a full-membership vote on boycotting products imported from Israel. Hundreds of members of the Park Slope Food Coop are meeting tonight at Brooklyn Technical HS to decide whether to move ahead with a full-membership vote [...]
A politically-charged drive to get the Park Slope Food Co-op to boycott products from Israel culminates tonight with a packed meeting at the Brooklyn Tech high school campus in Fort Greene. Co-op members will vote on whether to have a referendum on banning Israeli products — including vegan marshmallows, SodaStream ... More »
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York must be happy that their allies in elected office, such as New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio pictured above, are rushing to denounce BDS efforts at the Park Slope Food Co...
New York pols are lining up against the effort to boycott Israeli goods in the Park Slope Food Co-op. Bloomberg says it will lead to massacres and Scott Stringer calls it “an anti-Semitic crusade.” Co-op members' response? You won't learn it from the 'New York Times' who didn't think to ask.
Hand-curated for your enjoyment — our daily news digest! Plus live-tweeting from tonight's Israel boycott vote by the Park Slope Food Co-op.
Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is defending your right to buy seltzer, matzo and kosher goodies imported from Israel at the Park Slope Food Co-op. Late last month, members of the food co-op finally decided to schedule a vote on whether to vote to ban Israeli-made food products. And DeBlasio is piling on to make sure Park Slope doesn't forsake Israel. [ more › ]
Finally, one delicious thing that Michael Bloomberg is not in favor of banning: The mayor officially weighed in this morning against the Park Slope Food Co-op's proposed ban on Israeli hummus. “Why any of this has anything to do with selling food, I don’t know,” said the noted burnt-toast aficionado. “We ... More »
In just a few days, hordes of eco-minded and highly-political food shoppers will bear down on Brooklyn Tech's 3,000-seat auditorium for the latest installment of a three-year-long Israeli boycott campaign that has engulfed the Park Slope Food Coop. The meeting was moved from the 400-seat synagogue where it is normally ... More »
The Hill Bar and Brasserie in Belsize Park — or Steele’s Village as these lower slopes are often known — has recently launched London’s “first true Pacific Northwest food concept” menu. Or so reckons its owner, Vancouver-born Michael Parker. Show More Summary
Last night, the Park Slope Food Co-op held its monthly members meeting—and although it wasn't the much anticipated meeting to vote about whether a vote should be held to ban Israeli products, the meeting was still chock full of amazing...Show More Summary
Senior Reuters Opinion Editor Chadwick Matlin attended the monthly meeting of the Park Slope Food Coop Tuesday night. At 7:26PM, he tweeted, "I wasn't going...
Park Slope Food Coop members are weeks away from voting on having a vote on banning Israeli foodstuffs, but they had plenty to say on other topics at a meeting on Tuesday night.