CHOKE ON THIS BDS: SodaStream offers 1,000 jobs to Syrian refugees
Israeli home beverage company SodaStream is offering jobs to Syrian refugees at its factory near the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev desert.
According to the announcement, which was made with Talal Al-Krenawi, the mayor of Rahat, SodaStream and Rahat can effectively absorb 1,000 people, or up to 200 families, giving them jobs and an opportunity to create a new life for themselves in Israel.
“As the son of a Holocaust survivor, I refuse to stand by and observe this human tragedy unfold right across the border in Syria,” said SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum in a recent statement.
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