Bar Refaeli's 'Muppet' Ad: Sexy? More Like Sexist

It's not new that Israeli ads present women in crude and patronizing ways, but Bar Refaeli's latest role as a puppet's sex doll proves that both agencies and models can't police themselves.

What is a 12-year-old girl supposed to think as she watches the new Hoodies ad, banned from daytime TV for being "too sexual?" That to be as successful and loved as the star of the ad Bar Refaeli, one of the most influential Israeli...