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Maxim Features Models From Israeli Army(w. link to pics)
ABC News ^ | 06/20/07 | MATTI FRIEDMAN

Posted on 06/21/2007 4:21:19 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

Maxim Features Models From Israeli Army

Maxim Features Models From Israeli Army; Many in Israel Call It Inappropriate

By MATTI FRIEDMAN

The Associated Press

JERUSALEM

A new public relations effort by Israel's New York consulate wants the country known less for its conflict with the Palestinians or for its myriad holy sites than for its beautiful women in uniform. Or, more accurately, out of uniform.

A spread in the upcoming July issue of Maxim features a roster of Israeli models, all ex-soldiers, photographed wearing very little in the cause of their country. Headlined "Women of the Israel Defense Forces," the campaign has already been criticized as inappropriate in Israel.

The Maxim shoot presents Israeli models including Nivit Bash, who served in military intelligence though the only remnant of an army career evident in her photograph on the magazine's Web site is a military-style black cap that matches a minimal swimsuit.

Gal Gadot, a former Miss Israel and army fitness instructor, appears in a bikini and high heels sprawled provocatively on the ledge of a Tel Aviv high-rise. The photo also landed her on the cover of the New York Post below an equally provocative headline, "Piece in the Mideast."

The idea originated in the media office at Israel's consulate in New York, where research showed that Israel meant little to young American men.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: duplicatethread; femalesoldier; israel; maxim; model; tlr

Links to Pictures

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1 posted on 06/21/2007 4:21:24 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I knew the Israeli army was good but not that good.


2 posted on 06/21/2007 4:25:01 AM PDT by never4get
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Good. Now maybe the US Forces will get over their ridiculous aversion to having their female soldiers pose in magazines.


3 posted on 06/21/2007 4:25:46 AM PDT by arderkrag (Libertarian Nutcase (Political Compass Coordinates: 9.00, -2.62 - www.politicalcompass.org))
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Soldier let me introduce you to your new foxhole companion.


4 posted on 06/21/2007 4:27:32 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: mainepatsfan
...Me thinks if one those nice young ladies were in a squad I was attached too the saltpeter food supplements would have to quadruple.
5 posted on 06/21/2007 4:29:07 AM PDT by never4get
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Well all right.
Giggidy!

6 posted on 06/21/2007 4:31:42 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Can you imagine Nicky & Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Cermen Electra, J Lo driving a tank ?

Me either.


7 posted on 06/21/2007 4:32:54 AM PDT by IrishMike ( A nation can survive its fools, but cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: never4get

I’m a bit torn whether or not it’s a good idea to put them on the front lines. On the one hand they’d clearly be a distraction but then again talk about a morale booster!


8 posted on 06/21/2007 4:34:01 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: IrishMike

No but they could be of some military use. Drop them behind enemy lines and tell the media that they have to fight their way to them. No army in the world could stop them.


9 posted on 06/21/2007 4:36:11 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I surrender already!


10 posted on 06/21/2007 4:39:35 AM PDT by biggerten (Love you, Mom.)
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To: arderkrag

Yeah, and what’s up with that stupid prohibition on gay sex in the barracks or adultery at home or officers consorting with enlisted men and such.

Hell, you would think that this is an Army or something. /s


11 posted on 06/21/2007 4:41:43 AM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: mainepatsfan

Drop them behind enemy lines and tell the media that they have to fight their way to them.
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The’advance’ would be so rapid, the media wouldn’t have time to’adjust’ the news / photos.


12 posted on 06/21/2007 4:42:22 AM PDT by IrishMike ( A nation can survive its fools, but cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: bill1952

Officers consorting with enlisted men and gay sex in the barracks could interfere with reactions during combat due to a intimate relationship in existence. A woman exposing a nipple simply does not.


13 posted on 06/21/2007 4:47:52 AM PDT by arderkrag (Libertarian Nutcase (Political Compass Coordinates: 9.00, -2.62 - www.politicalcompass.org))
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To: IrishMike

Talk about a blitzkrieg.


14 posted on 06/21/2007 4:51:01 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: namsman

NSFW


15 posted on 06/21/2007 4:54:49 AM PDT by SW6906 (6 things you can't have too much of: sex, money, firewood, horsepower, guns and ammunition.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Ping


16 posted on 06/21/2007 4:54:58 AM PDT by shekkian
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To: mainepatsfan

Huhuh huhuh, you said ‘fox hole’. Huhuh


17 posted on 06/21/2007 4:58:09 AM PDT by Ready4Freddy ("Everyone knows there's a difference between Muslims and terrorists. No one knows what it is, tho...)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Who cropped the pix?


18 posted on 06/21/2007 5:00:59 AM PDT by wolfcreek (AMNESTY: See what BROWN can do for you..)
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To: IrishMike

“Can you imagine Nicky & Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, Cermen Electra, J Lo driving a tank ?”

Coming to a Taliban stronghold soon!!!...


19 posted on 06/21/2007 5:06:32 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Never bring a knife to a gun fight, or a Democrat to do serious work...)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Models from the Hamas Army


20 posted on 06/21/2007 5:07:15 AM PDT by bird4four4 (Behead those who suggest Islam is violent!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Oi vey!


21 posted on 06/21/2007 5:19:47 AM PDT by Northern Alliance
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Yes! I remember thinking when I was in Israel that “wow, Israel has the best looking female soldiers, incredibly better than the girls in our Navy.”

...and good job with the photo links. The thread would have been useless otherwise.


22 posted on 06/21/2007 5:24:24 AM PDT by Barney Gumble (A liberal is someone too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel - Robert Frost)
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To: mainepatsfan

In a country the size of Israel, EVERYWHERE is pretty much the front line.
We are talking small.


23 posted on 06/21/2007 5:49:01 AM PDT by Gideon T. Reader (DEMOCRATS: Not quite American. PALESTINIANS: A proud history of mindless violence since 1964.)
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To: Gideon T. Reader

Good point.


24 posted on 06/21/2007 5:52:43 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: TigerLikesRooster

All of’em are a little too scrawny for me.


26 posted on 06/21/2007 8:03:35 AM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep")
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To: Gideon T. Reader

Don’t look like decendants of “pig and monkeys” to me.


27 posted on 06/21/2007 8:07:42 AM PDT by svanni
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To: TigerLikesRooster

My friend used to date a drop-dead gorgeous chick from Israel. It was weird swapping military stories with her.


28 posted on 06/22/2007 7:03:03 AM PDT by jmc813 (If you'd be interested in a potential Big Brother (TV show) ping list, FRMail me.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

They don’t have to order TNT anymore. They’re already got it.


29 posted on 06/22/2007 7:06:40 AM PDT by Tolkien (There are things more important than Peace. Freedom being one of those.)
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