The Park Slope food co-op boycott, explained

NEW YORK — A New York City co-op's proposed boycott against Israeli products to protest the Israeli government's policies toward Palestinians has been overwhelmingly defeated. Tuesday night's vote by members of the

By THE LOCAL Gersh Kuntzman School security officers at Brooklyn Tech guarded the tense vote by more than 1600 members of the Park Slope Food Coop on Tuesday night that rejected a full-member referendum on boycotting Israeli products.

NEW YORK — A New York City co-op's proposed boycott against Israeli products to protest the Israeli government's policies toward Palestinians has been overwhelmingly defeated. Tuesday night's vote by members of the

By THE LOCAL Gersh Kuntzman School security officers at Brooklyn Tech guarded the tense vote by more than 1600 members of the Park Slope Food Coop on Tuesday night that rejected a full-member referendum on boycotting Israeli products.

Boycott would have removed Israeli hummus and other goods from the store's shelves.