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Public Companies Producing Goods or Services

in Israel's Illegal Settlements on Palestinian Land

 Company names in red denote companies held by the United Methodist

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ACE AUTO DEPOT LTD. (TLV:ACDP) - owns hardware store in the illegal settlement

of Ma'ale Adumim
http://www.ace.co.il/default.asp?catid=%7BE79CAE46-40FB-4818-A7BF-FF1C01A96109%7D and
http://www.machat.co.il/businesses.php and
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/03/14/world/middleeast/14israel.html?_r=3&oref=slogin&oref=slogin& and
http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/snapshot/snapshot.asp?ticker=ACDP:IT

ALON BLUE SQUARE ISRAEL LTD. (NYSE:BSI) - has facilities in the Barkan and Atarot Industrial Zones and operates supermarkets in many West Bank settlements www.whoprofits.org/company/blue-square-israel and
http://www.haaretz.com/business/shefa-shuk-no-more-boycotted-chain-renamed-zol-b-shefa-1.378092 and
www.bsi.co.il/Common/FilesBinaryWrite.aspx?id=3140

AVGOL INDUSTRIES 1953 LTD. (TLV:AVGL) - has a major manufacturing plant in the Barkan Industrial Zone
http://www.unitedmethodistdivestment.com/ReportCorporateResearchTripWestBank2010FinalVersion3.pdf (United Methodist eyewitness report) and
http://panjiva.com/Avgol-Ltd/1370180 and
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/business/avgol-sees-bright-future-for-nonwoven-textiles-in-china-1.282397

AVIS BUDGET GROUP INC. (NASDAQ:CAR) - leases cars in the illegal settlements of Beitar Illit and Modi’in Illit
http://rent.avis.co.il/en/pages/car_rental_israel_stations and
http://www.carrentalisrael.com/car-rental-israel.asp?refr=

BANK HAPOALIM LTD. (TLV:POLI) - has branches in settlements; provides financing for housing projects in illegal settlements, mortgages for settlers, and financing for the Jerusalem light rail project, which connects illegal settlements with Jerusalem
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/business/bank-hapoalim-to-lead-financing-for-jerusalem-light-rail-line-1.97706 and
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/bank-hapoalim

BANK LEUMI LE-ISRAEL LTD. (TLV:LUMI) - provides financing and loans for illegal settlements and has branches in at least six illegal settlements
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/bank-leumi and
http://shilohmusings.blogspot.com/2010/01/visit-to-pisgat-zeev-mall.html (see logo on Pisgat Ze’ev Mall)

BEZEQ (TLV:BEZQ) - provides telecommunication services to all of the Israeli settlements, army bases and checkpoints in the West Bank and to Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights
www.coat.ncf.ca/P4C/66/Bezeq.htm and
http://corporateoccupation.org/more-on-bezeq-infrastructure-in-israels-illegal-settlements/ and
http://www.corporatewatch.org.uk/?lid=4681 and
http://whoprofits.org/company/bezeq-israeli-telecommunication-corporation

BLUE SQUARE REAL ESTATE LTD. (TLV:BLSR) - owns property in illegal settlements which is leased to supermarkets that are owned by its parent company Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd.
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/blue-square-israel

BLUE SQUARE ISRAEL (NYSE:BSI) – a chain of supermarkets with facilities and/or stores in Barkan, Atarot, Ariel, Beitar Illit, Pisgat Ze’ev, Giv’at Ze’ev, and Modi’in Illit. (See Alon above) http://www.whoprofits.org/company/blue-square-israel

CARMEL HOLDINGS (TLV:CRHO) - has subidiaries located in Barkan Zone and Shahak Zone
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/carmel-holdings-il-formerly-betili and
http://business.highbeam.com/409649/article-1P2-33948396/human-cost-items-imported-israeli-settlements and
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/shaked-carpets-vinter-carpets

CASTRO MODEL LTD. (TLV:CAST) - has retail store in illegal settlement of Ma’ale Adumim; building new retail store in illegal settlement of Ariel
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/castro and
http://www.fansshare.com/community/uploads77/27758/castro_in_maale_adumim_croped/

CEMEX (AMEX:CEQ) - has operations in an illegal settlement; illegally mines and sells Palestinian natural resources by transporting them to Israel in violation of Hague Conventions
http://www.unitedmethodistdivestment.com/ReportCorporateResearchTripWestBank2010FinalVersion3.pdf (Page 16) and
http://www.nl-aid.org/continent/middle-east/cemex-tries-to-reason-away-complicity-in-israeli-violations-of-international-law-video/ and
http://whoprofits.org/company/cemex

DAN VEHICLE AND TRANSPORTATION LTD. (TLV:DVT) - has car rental facilities in illegal settlements of Beitar Illit and Modi’in Illit
http://rent.avis.co.il/en/pages/about and
http://rent.avis.co.il/en/car_rental_israel?reservationKey=635115738634988750

DELEK GROUP LTD. (TLV:DLEKG) operates gas stations and convenience stores in five illegal settlements and supplied fuel for a settlement construction project
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/delek-israel-fuel

DELTA GALIL INDUSTRIES LTD. (DELT:TV) - has a warehouse in the Barkan Industrial Zone and shops in two illegal settlements: Ma’ale Adumim and Pisgat Ze’ev.
(www.ImportGenius.com records of imports 2011-2012) and
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/delta-galil-industries

DOR ALON ENERGY IN ISRAEL 1988 LTD. (TLV: DRAL) - has gas stations and stores in settlements
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/dor-alon and
http://corporateoccupation.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/businesses-in-the-east-jerusalem-settlement-pisgat-zeev/ and
http://shilohmusings.blogspot.com/2010/01/visit-to-pisgat-zeev-mall.html (Pizza Hut logo on front of Pisgat Ze’ev Mall.),

FORMULA SYSTEMS LTD. (NASDAQ:FORTY) - has subsidiary (Matrix) in illegal settlement
http://mondediplo.com/2006/08/05offshoring and
http://www.matrix.co.il/en-us/News/homepage/Pages/news15-10-07.aspx

GOLF & CO. (TLV:GOLF) - has stores in illegal West Bank settlements (Edomim Mall in Maele Adumim, Mall in Pisgat Ze’ev)
http://www.golfco.co.il/storeen/golf-edomim-mall-1-kedem-rd-maale-adumim/ and
http://www.golfco.co.il/golf-kids-stores/ and
http://www.golfco.co.il/storeen/intima-pizgat-zeev-mall-jerusalem/

HEIDELBERG CEMENT AG (ETR:HEI, FRA:HEI) - has a subsidiary called Hanson Israel with operations in three illegal West Bank settlements; illegally mines and sells Palestinian natural resources by transporting them to Israel in violation of the Hague Conventions http://whoprofits.org/company/heidelberg-cement and
http://www.unitedmethodistdivestment.com/ReportCorporateResearchTripWestBank2010FinalVersion3.pdf and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ols86IYCuio and
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/hanson-israel-formerly-pioneer-concrete-israel

MALAM TEAM. (TLV:MLTM) - operates in illegal settlement of Beitar Illit
http://www.malamteam.com/solution_11746.eng;jsessionid=777FEFFCE74342DD54490231D139AFBD and http://www.whoprofits.org/company/malam-team

MATRIX IT LTD. (MTRX:TLV) - located in illegal settlement of Modi’in Illit
http://mondediplo.com/2006/08/05offshoring and
http://www.matrix.co.il/en-us/News/homepage/Pages/news15-10-07.aspx and
http://www.chareidi.org/archives5769/PNC69amodillit.htm

MEGA OR HOLDINGS (TLV:MGOR:IT) - is collaborating with Rami Levy to build a giant shopping mall in the illegal settlement of Ariel
http://www.bloomberg.com/quote/MGOR:IT

MIZRAHI TEFAHOT BANK - (TLV:MZTF) provides financing for and has branches in settlements
http://www.whoprofits.org/company/mizrahi-tefahot-bank and
https://www.mizrahi-tefahot.co.il/en/Bank/Pages/Branch-Locator.aspx

ORANGE SA (NYSE AND EPA:ORAN) - has authorized shops or kiosks and masts in a number of illegal settlements through its franchise Partner Communications. NOTE: THIS COMPANY HAS JUST ANNOUNCED THE TERMINATION OF ITS FRANCHISE CONTRACT WITH PARTNER. IF IT FOLLOWS THROUGH, IT CAN BE REMOVED FROM THE LIST.
http://corporateoccupation.org/orange-still-making-the-future-bright-for-israels-illegal-settlements/ and
http://corporateoccupation.wordpress.com/2010/04/11/businesses-in-the-east-jerusalem-settlement-pisgat-zeev/

PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS (NASDAQ:PTNR, TLV:PTNR) - has hundreds of antennae and infrastructure facilities on occupied land in the West Bank and Golan Heights; provides cellular services to illegal settlers and soldiers in the occupied territories; has sales and service centers in settlements.
http://whoprofits.org/company/partner-communications-orange and
http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinians-demand-removal-of-100-cellular-towers-in-west-bank/

RAMI LEVY CHAIN STORES (TLV:RMLI) - building a giant superstore in illegal settlement of Ariel, where principal Rami Levy is building a large shopping mall; has stores in Ma’aele Adumim and other settlements
http://www.haaretz.com/business/.premium-1.527411 and
http://www.rami-levy.co.il/default.asp?catid=%7BA814458B-B5D4-4F61-925D-9CED1DAE3859%7D (map) and
http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000756720&fid=1725

SHUFERSOL LTD. (TASE:SAE) - is Israel’s largest supermarket chain, and has stores in illegal settlements such as Mae’ele Adumim
http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=1000756720&fid=1725