2012 Actions


November 23, 2012

On Black Friday, 8 of us in Marin handed out fliers outside Bed Bath and Beyond, requesting people not to buy SodaStream or Ahava. We worked in pairs for a total of 6 hours. Pictured here is 83-year-old Edie, charming a local shopper into boycotting SodaStream. Thanks everyone who volunteered that day! With 4 other activities for Palestine going on in SF on the same day, was grateful to get 8 volunteers.

November 23, 2012

On Black Friday, members of Bay Area CODEPINK and allies went to Union Square in San Francisco to remind shoppers to make thoughtful purchases and avoid buying Sodastream and Ahava, two products that are made in illegal Israeli settlements. In the wake of the bombings in Gaza, we wished to spread our message of peace and justice in the hopes of helping to stop the occupation and oppression of the Palestinian people.

April 2, 2012

Land Day protest in Seattle of sales of Ahava and SodaStream at Nordstrom
Seattle-area citizens commemorated Palestinian Land Day (March 30th, 2012) with a march and BDS flashmob during Friday evening rush hour, in the downtown shopping center. Activists first entered Nordstrom, dispersed throughout the first floor beauty products area, and enacted an Occupy-style conversation, with a “mic check” and an explanation of why Nordstrom shoppers should not support apartheid by buying Ahava cosmetics. The entire first floor of Nordstrom stopped to listen to the short but informative speech, and the activists sang “Boycott Israeli Goods” to the tune of “Down by the Riverside” as they walked out of the store. More...




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