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January 13, 2008

Ms. Magazine Rejects Ad Showcasing Israeli Women

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The New York Sun reports:

Jewish leaders are reeling after what they say was a decision by Ms. magazine to refuse to accept a full-page advertisement featuring three prominent Israeli women. The advertisement, submitted to the feminist publication by the American Jewish Congress, featured photographs of three women who hold leadership positions in Israel, including the president of the Israeli Supreme Court, Dorit Beinisch; Israel's foreign minister, Tzipi Livni, and speaker of the Knesset, Dalia Itzik. Underneath the photographs, the advertisement included the text, "This is Israel." . . .

"On its face, it's a very troubling story," the associate national director of the Anti-Defamation League, Kenneth Jacobson, said. "Here's a magazine devoted both to free expression and to women's rights, and an ad is submitted to it which represents free expressions and women's rights… and the response to it, apparently, is that it's too controversial."

Posted by TS at January 13, 2008 04:15 AM


Actually, it's kind of refreshing to know that women can be every bit as stupid, bigoted, and racist as their male counterparts.

So much for the "gentler sex."

Posted by: DrRJP at January 19, 2008 12:04 AM

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