|Letter to Elle Magazine|
18 January 2012
In January 2012, ELLE Magazine ran a piece on “Sea Salt Benefits” that featured Ahava and described the company’s plant near the shores of the Dead Sea as being in Israel. We wrote a response to correct this erroneous assertion.
|Letter Exchange With President of Nordstrom|
October - November, 2011
Letter Exchange between boycott supporter Annraoi O and Blake Nordstrom, President of Nordstrom, a U.S. department store chain that is “committed to social responsibility.”
|Letter from Ellen Lippmann: Changing my mind|
December 10, 2010
Rabbi Ellen Lippman was one of the signatories of the Brooklyn Rabbis Letter denouncing the Ahava boycott campaign. After a visit to the West Bank, Lippman wrote to the other rabbis saying that she had changed her mind and now supported the boycott of settlement products, including Ahava.
|Brooklyn Rabbis Letter|
July 23—29, 2010
Believe this letter from five misinformed Rabbis and you would think the Israelis are ‘just and noble occupiers’. In response, Brooklyn For Peace lays out the facts: Just because it’s ‘Area C’ doesn’t mean it’s legal. Settlement and expropriation are not lawful activities.
|The Coalition of Women for Peace (Israel) Letter of Support|
June 9, 2010
The Israeli Coalition of Women for Peace describes the campaign as an important step in the struggle against the occupation of Palestine, against the oppression of the Palestinian people and towards a just peace for all inhabitants of the region.
|Letter to Lonely Planet Guidebooks|
April 13, 2010
When Lonely Planet guided its travelers to the Ahava Factory Outlet and Store in a settlement in the occupied West Bank, readers questioned what other human rights violators they had unknowingly patronized.
|Letter to Ricky's|
February 12, 2010
CODEPINK tells chain drug store Ricky’s to dump settlement products: Ahava puts a pretty face on its crimes, but around the world people are standing up to the lies.
September 16, 2009
Stolen Beauty campaign manager writes about Ahava spokesperson Kristin Davis’ being suspended from Oxfam publicity work because the organization is against what they know are "settlement products."
|Letter to AHAVA|
July 15, 2009
CODEPINK launches boycott in letter to Ahava: “Until your company shuts down the factory in the occupied territory of the Palestinian West Bank, stops exploiting the natural resources of the occupied West Bank for profit, and stops using AHAVA profits to fund/subsidize Israeli Jewish settlements in the West Bank, we will be boycotting your products and educating the public about your illegal practices.”
|Letter to Kristin Davis - 2 |
July 15, 2009
CODEPINK asks Kristin Davis to stop representing Ahava and notes what Oxfam says about deceptive packaging: "Consumers that are buying produce that are grown in illegal settlements need to have that information so that they can make an informed choice."
|Letter to Kristin Davis - 1|
June 6, 2009
First appeal to then Ahava spokesperson Kristin Davis’ conscience as a person who cares about the environment and animals, and who did great work as an Oxfam Goodwill ambassador.