Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Starbucks Logo = Queen Esther

http://memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=SD227609

The Middle East Media Research Institute
10 March 2009
Special Dispatch - No. 2276

Egyptian Cleric Safwat Higazi Calls to Shut Down Starbucks in the Arab and Islamic World, Saying: Their Logo is the Jewish Queen Esther

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The Jerusalem Post
11 March 2009

Egyptian cleric blasts Starbucks for 'Queen Esther' logo

By JPOST.COM STAFF

As Jews around the world are celebrating Purim, one Egyptian cleric has used the holiday to launch an attack against Starbucks, claiming that the woman in the logo of the international chain is Queen Esther, and her presence warrants a boycott of the company throughout the Arab world. […]