In the past Israeli adverts were not only suggestiv, but some were down right pornographic. In one of the leading Afternoon dailies three men in total undress were featrued on the front cover of the Weeend magazine--something that wouldn't appear even in France! That the Haredim opbject to overt displays of sexuality is not a Haredi issue. "Eshkoliot oh lo L'hiyot " a play on the Shakespeare showed grapefruit bobbing about as ithey were . . . I recall how Shulamit Aloni suggest that Tnuvah have an advert with young healtly fit men run along the beach in iight swim suits with the caption "Eat more eggs" Granted the counter reaction is a little extreme, but it would be naive not expect something just as exteme from the "other sector". Now that the shoe is not the other foot . . .
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)