Political Chutzpah

As part of a campaign to increase the number of women candidates in this May’s Israeli election, the Coalition of Women’s Organizations for the Advancement of Women in Politics sponsored a series of advertisements “placing politicians’ heads on women’s bodies.” Featured on TV and in the press as part of the election analysis, the ads were also signed by Wizo, Na’amat and the Israel Women’s Network. The headlines read (top right) “There Are Things…That Only a Woman Can Do!”; (left) “Gentlemen, It Is Impossible Without Ladies!”; and “A Woman’s Place Is—In the Kitchen Cabinet!”