Golda also was an inflexible and visionless person. But it is not fair to assume that women are bad statesmen. There is a leadership vacuum in Israel, beginning with vacuous Netanyahu, and including also our local Stalin (aka Lieberman) who is a terrible disaster as Foreign Minister. The problem for Eldar, and the Left too, is that when you discount Yechimovitz, there is still no good leader of the Left in sight. Herzog seems to be a weak man and Peretz has failed already. The question for the voters of Labor soon (in about 10 days) going to the polls to elect a leader, must be who is the lesser evil.
Palestinian wounded in clashes with Israeli forces two days ago succumbs to wounds (Haaretz)
from the article: The Israeli left needs both peace and welfare