Women's equality isn't enough
Will feminist organizations support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if, out of cynical motives, he announces he plans to appoint a female minister of women's rights to the Prime Minister's Office?
The new ad hoc women's association aimed at creating a women's lobby ahead of the coming election, as reported in Ha'aretz by Tsafi Saar, is a double-edged sword. At first glance, the initiative appears to be based on the premise that women are seeking a female model of party leadership, but experience shows that women don't tend to vote according to gender lines.
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