Decision to end ice cream sales in West Bank draws harsh condemnation from newly-elected president

Israel's President Isaac Herzog on Wednesday called boycotts against Israel "a new kind of terrorism" following the decision by US ice cream company Ben & Jerry's to no longer sell its products in the West Bank.

"The boycott of Israel is a new sort of terrorism, economic terrorism," Herzog said at a ceremony commemorating past prime ministers and presidents of Israel. "Terrorism tries to harm the citizens of Israel and the economy of Israel. We must oppose this boycott and terrorism in any form."

Herzog added: “The BDS campaign is not pursuing peace and is seeking to undermine the State of Israel’s existence.”... Read More: i24