Sex symbols, generals and bohemians: A look at the tabloid that captured Israel's euphoria between the wars
In the years between the Six-Day and Yom Kippur wars, this country really let its hair down. The magazine Ha'olam Hazeh was a faithful chronicler of those unfaithful times. Recollections of the last days of Pompeii, Israel-style.
The March 1973 headline in the weekly magazine Ha’olam Hazeh said it all: “Moshe Dayan versus Moshe Dayan: The Battle for the Cologne.” Pictured on the center of the page were bottles of Moshe Dayan aftershave and cologne, which had come on the market a few months before. As befitting the name, the bottles had very manly lines, and the label featured the familiar profile and the slogan “an...
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