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  • Watch: Scarlett Johansson’s SodaStream Super Bowl ad

    January 28, 2014 | 10:23 am

    Scarlett Johansson’s decision to act as spokesperson for the Israeli firm SodaStream has been controversial from the get-go. Forget the debate over whether or not it’s okay to represent a company with a factory in the West Bank, or whether or not Oxfam should ditch her, though....

  • The story of Passover Coca-Cola

    March 21, 2013 | 3:57 am

    It contains pure cane sugar, is chametz-free, may taste better than the year-round beverage — and is effectively off-limits in the state of California.

    While the story of kosher for Passover Coca-Cola may not be as riveting as God unleashing swarms of locust on the Egyptians or...

  • The Passover Coca-Cola Challenge [VIDEO]

    March 21, 2013 | 3:53 am

    That Passover Coke tastes better than the year-round version is so often heard in Jewish circles that the Journal decided to hold a “Passover Coca-Cola Taste Test” on March 18. 

    We set up a table on a Pico Boulevard sidewalk during the height of last-minute shopping for Shabbat...

  • Living Vulnerably

    October 19, 2012 | 11:33 am

    Since the dawn of my conscious self, I have been ruthlessly preoccupied with productivity. My father initially instilled the belief that being productive was paramount for success. As I matured, I began asking myself questions; where did I finish today? Was I in the black or the...

  • Coke profits off seized Egyptian Jew’s property, says Nazi seizures legal

    June 1, 2012 | 10:46 am

    For 15 years, Egyptian-Jewish businessman Refael Bigio has been battling a goliath corporate adversary, The Coca-Cola Company. Bigio charges that Coke has been profiting from his family’s stolen property just outside Cairo. The Bigio family’s property was expropriated by Egyptian...

  • Kosher for Passover Coke barred from California

    April 11, 2012 | 2:56 pm

    Kosher for Passover Coca-Cola has been barred from California.

    California’s new state laws on toxic chemicals are keeping kosher for Passover Coke out of the state, a company spokesman told the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.

    Coke was required to change the way it manufactures caramel...

  • California says no to Kosher for Passover Coke

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 10, 2012 | 7:13 pm

    News that matters: California has banned Kosher for Passover Coke. That’s right, the good stuff that has real sugar in it will no longer be sold in the state. JTA reports:

    Coke was required to change the way it manufactures caramel due to the high levels of the chemical...