Hummus stays

    Students are unhappy with the hummus. What sounds like the plight of privileged college students has a religious and political foundation that Princeton students voted on today.


    Students took part in a vote for a referendum introduced by Princeton Committee on Palestine, a student group that recently alleged the campus’s hummus supplier is indirectly supporting the Israeli military.

    Undergrads voted 1,014 to 699, according to the Star-Ledger, to reject request to the university to offer various brands of hummus. Pro-Israel student group Tigers for Israel encouraged the rejection of the proposal.

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    While Sabra, the hummus maker, does not have political affiliations, one of its parent companies, Strauss Group, supplied money and care packages to an Israeli Military unit.

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