by Sarah Blustain

No Jews Need Apply to Women’s Rights Gathering

Did we all share the fantasy that Arab women and Jewish Israeli women could “do peace” better than the guys at Camp David? Dream on. An international conference on Female Sexuality was scheduled to take place in Turkey this fall as a forum for discussing women’s rights and sexuality issues in the Middle East. But after a number of Arab women threatened to boycott if any Jewish Israelis came, the conference was officially “postponed.” (This was before the current unrest.)

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