Could There Ever be a Female Prime Minister of Israel Again?

Elana Sztokman talks about why there isn't more representation of women in the Israeli Knesset.

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Could Israel ever have another woman as prime minister? Talia Kohen and Elana Sztokman discuss how Golda Meir's loss in the Yom Kippur war, maybe the reason we have not seen a female Prime Minister of Israel since the 1970's.

Elana feels Tzipi Livni could have been the Prime Minister seven years ago, but she was too nice and as a result could not create a government. Talia asks what are other things need to be done to address the lack of women in Israeli politics.

Also: should it be illegal for parties to ban women from standing as MKs?



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