by Amy Stone

Ladies’ Day at the Israeli Consulate

In a post-feminist tableau at the Israeli Consulate, the press and invited guests were treated to unwitting self-parody by the males and some less-than-sisterly stabs from the General’s daughter at the Israel Consulate in New York in June. The Consulate was showing off the distinguished group of women who had been chosen to represent Israel at the UN Beijing+5 Conference, which was called to assess what progress the nations of the world have made since the Beijing Women’s Conference five years ago. Not much, if we judge by the opening comments of Israel Consult General Shmuel Sisso.

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