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…