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      Archive: 2/19/2012

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        2/19/2012, Shevat 26, 5772

      ‘Cottage Cheese’ Boycott Takes on Chocolate Wafers

      Last year’s “cottage cheese” boycott movement now is taking on Elite-Strauss, which manufactures the popular Israeli Pesek Zman chocolate wafer, and the protesters have threatened the company with a boycott that will include the Purim holiday next month. Purim is big-time for candy makers as Jews stuff their “Shalach Manot” baskets with goodies for friends and relatives.