When Israeli Foreign Minster Tzipi Livni runs for prime minister early next year, she'll be able to run political ads on the side of buses in Jerusalem, thanks to a small political party called Wake Up, Jerusalemites. When the party tried to buy advertising on buses for six candidates for city council, they were told… » 11/14/08 3:40pm 11/14/08 3:40pm

Despite Major Strides, Female Politicians Still Face Sexism In Israel

Though Israel has been celebrated for political egalitarianism (i.e. the prime ministership of Golda Meir in the 70s), potential PM » 9/25/08 9:30am 9/25/08 9:30am Tzipi Livni is facing in her attempt to get elected. Livni needs to gather a coalition to become the official Prime Minister after winning her party's primary last week, but the Orthodox…

Foreign Minister Is In Position To Be Israel's First Female PM In 34…

For the first time since Golda Meir stepped down in 1974, a woman could become Israeli Prime Minister » 9/18/08 9:30am 9/18/08 9:30am, the reports. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, a former lawyer and spy for Mossad (the Israeli CIA equivalent), has won the leadership of the centrist Kadima party, the current ruling party in the Knesset, Israel's…

Fracas over at Ms.! Some Jewish feminists are up in arms because the magazine refused to publish a full page ad that featured 3 Israeli women in politics: Tzipi Livni, Israel's foreign minister, Dalia Itzik, the speaker of the Knesset (Israel's Parliament), and the president of Israel's supreme court, Dorit Beinisch.… » 1/17/08 2:40pm 1/17/08 2:40pm