Video: Playboy Magazine To Launch Hebrew Language Israel Edition
The famous men's culture and style magazine that features glossy pictures of nude female models will soon be making its debut in Israel. Chicago-born lawyer and "media entrepreneur" Daniel Pomerantz is behind the project. He told JN1TV that fears about what JN1TV calls possible "objections" to Playboy's Israel edition have been handled. How have they been handled? By…
…choosing content for the magazine that is "perfectly matched to the Israeli market."The Times of Israel, whenre Pommerantz sometimes blogs, adds a bit of background:
…Pomerantz, a lawyer by trade…, is undaunted by the decline in printed magazine sales around the world, as well as by the experience of Penthouse magazine, which came to Israel in 1989 but stopped publishing locally only four years later. Likewise, he asserted that opposition from women’s rights or religious groups would not be a problem as he will pick “content that is perfectly matched to the Israeli market.”…
I will leave the possibilities for that "perfectly matched" content up to your imagination.
But I will say that the background footage JN!TV uses when it talks about the possible "objections" to Playboy coming to Israel is of a street full of haredi males. Does Pommerantz really think his content changes will placate haredi leaders and haredi modesty squads?
Here's the JN!TV news video. Sheild your eyes and guard your souls, people. This is not for the chaste – or for the chaste of heart: