A day after we jokingly anticipated a Post headline “Rent Kikes,” several female Israeli parliament members got upset that the country’s New York consulate is participating in a Maxim “Girls of the IDF” feature and the Post obligingly delivered with “Hebrew-ha-ha” on the cover and “Babes in Oy Land” inside the paper. But what’s the actual kvetch? “It’s unfortunate that the Israeli consulate chose to emphasize Israel’s relevance with a portrait of a half-naked woman, instead of with one of women of substance and accomplishments,” one of the complaining Knesseteers told an Israeli paper. And, truth be told, we agree. So here’s our road-map solution, submitted for Maxim’s no-doubt-forthcoming “Israeli Women of Substance and Accomplishments” issue. Golda’s balcony, indeed.
Babes in Oy Land Scuffle [NYP]