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August 5, 2011

The Syrian Free Officers

Bahrain: Shouting in the dark


‘ Bomaja Medjoul’

Date: Thursday, 4 August, 2011, 21:35

Hi people,

Willem and I just arrived in Holland for hols. We go to our local Dekamarkt
supermarket to stock up with provisions and what do we find? A whole pile
of boxes of Medjoul dates, prominently displayed in the middle of the store,
bearing the label “Bomaja”. Being curious, we examined these closely to see
where they originated from. Not a trace of any country of origin whatsoever.
A couple of young men, presumed Muslim, were also eyeing them suspiciously
and we all agreed that they were probably Israeli.

Googling on “bomaja dates”, look at the first hit that comes up:

Scroll down a bit and there they are. Yet another Israeli brand to watch out
for. Please spread the word about these and all the other brand names listed
on the Hadiklaim page.

The good news is that nobody in our branch of Dekamarkt seemed to be
buying them. Who knows, maybe by tomorrow they will have acquired some
labelling which makes their country of origin clear. 😉

Sue B

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