Israel’s larger ladies jostle to fill catwalk

Israel’s larger ladies jostle to fill catwalk

Unlike average beauty pageant, which tends to conform to a strict lean-and-lithe standard, at annual ‘Miss Fat & Beautiful’ curves are queen A group of women primp and preen in front of the mirrors, adjusting their outfits as they prepare for a beauty contest with a difference: Israel’s annual “Miss Fat & Beautiful.” In a […]

January 25, 2011
Petah Tikva hopes to become Israel’s new hip city

City approves ordinance providing reduced municipal taxes to restaurants, cafes, night clubs and party centers. City officials in the Tel Aviv suburb of Petah Tikva are tired of their town being called a sleepy, boring place. They didn’t even need to read comments posted by Petah Tikva resident Lior on a local Internet forum, in […]

January 25, 2011