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March 17, 2013

Cancel Bar Refaeli Pro-Israel Ad Campaign Because She Slept With A Non-Jew, Orthodox Students Say

Bar-Refaeli low res"We know that Refaeli had a publicized relationship with a gentile actor. And in this way, she certainly doesn't represent the Israeli public.”

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Bar Refaeli

Cancel Bar Refaeli Pro-Israel Ad Campaign Because She Slept With A Non-Jew, Orthodox Students Say
Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com

Israel’s various government ministries along with the quasi-governmental Jewish Agency for Israel and World Zionist Organization have long histories of spending a lot of money on really bad public relations and advertising meant to promote tourism to Israel or improve Israel’s image overseas. A Jewish Agency campaign developed by a close relative of a senior Jewish Agency appointee in the late 1980s is a good example. It’s tagline was, “Israel: A Nice Place To Visit.”

Now Israel’s Foreign Ministry has reportedly decided to try to improve Israel’s image by hiring Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli as the spokesperson for new public relations campaign.

You might think this is an improvement over previous ideas hatched by the brothers-in-law and nephews of Israeli politicians. You might.

But if you do, odds are you aren’t a politically right wing haredi or Zionist Orthodox university student.

That’s because Ynet is reporting that a group of haredi and Zionist Orthodox students are demanding a "more Zionistic, respectable" person to represent the State of Israel, one who hasn’t slept with non-Jews and – you guessed it – evaded army service.

The students, who study at the haredi campus of the Ono Academic College and at Bar Ilan, wrote a letter in cooperation with the right wing Legal Forum for the Land of Israel to the ministry’s director-general Rafi Barak.

"We know that Refaeli had a publicized relationship with a gentile actor. And in this way, she certainly doesn't represent the Israeli public,” Ono’s Eyal Cohen told Ynet.

His friend, Bar Ilan’s Gilad Israeli, handled the delicate issue of army service.

"Refaeli did not serve in the army and even takes pride in that. Before we offer ourselves up to the world, we need to decide who we are. We have much more to offer than girls playing matkot [Israeli paddleball] on the beach. We have a glorious Israeli heritage – in which we must take pride. Trying to be Hollywood 2 won't work,” he said.

“We need to demand much more from whoever represents us. There are models who did serve in the army. Noa Tishby is just as pretty, and who said that models are needed? Why not make Nobel Prize winners presenters? We don't need to sell ourselves for a cheap price with the assistance of models,” another student, Roni Stempler said.

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this is the most viciously racist thing to occur since the Nazi Nuremberg. haredim are getting more and more despicable with each day

God forbid Israel should have an appealing, contemporary spokesperson. Let's use some bearded wonder instead.

She evaded army service? They have a valid point. It's hypocritical to embrace a spokesperson who avoided military service while condemning Haredim for the same.

Let's get some facts on the table. How did she avoid army service? Of course any bochur complaining about that as he avoids service himself is indulging in purest hypocrisy; still it would be interesting to know how she managed it.

She represents more Israelis than the frumma do

The question of "Who is a jew?" will eventually be replaced by the statement that daddy was a Goyim. I see Jews with gentile fathers who don't care or know much about Judaism.

From Wiki:

"In 2007, it was reported that Refaeli had married a family acquaintance and divorced him soon after to avoid military service in the Israel Defense Forces,[44] which is generally mandatory for both men and women over the age of 18.[45] The Israeli Forum for the Promotion of Equal Share in the Burden threatened to boycott the fashion chain Fox if they hired Refaeli, but the two sides reached a compromise in which Refaeli agreed to visit injured IDF soldiers on visits to Israel and encourage enlistment in the army.[46] Refaeli later stated, "I don't regret not enlisting, because it paid off big time. That's just the way it is, celebrities have other needs."

She didn't do army service so she is in the league as the charidim . She should not represent israel in any shape or form. A noble price winner, a veteran IDF person or Simon Perez , people who sacrificed for the state should represent the state, not these hari flari dumb blonds who's have asses is as thin as a nano and have asses that are stitched , glued and have slept with every cucumber that offered them a cheap beer, such girls are not Israel , such girls belong in the brothels of Amsterdam or Thailand not the holy land

She evaded army service? They have a valid point. It's hypocritical to embrace a spokesperson who avoided military service while condemning Haredim for the same.

Posted by: SkepticalYid | March 17, 2013 at 07:41 AM

agreed

From today's Haartez: "Barbara Streisand to make debut Israel performance at Peres celebration
According to Ch. 2 report, the Jewish-American singer is to perform before 40,000 audience members at the Israeli Presidential Conference in June."

Will the Haredim be out in force to picket her performance? After all, she is married to a goy.

These are students at the Onan Academic College at Bar Ilan. Guess what they do all day.

Let us not forget bar raffaeli disgusting super bowl ad for gofaddy.

". . .the Ono Academic College."

How did Yoko get involved in this?

Hot

oh please.
it would be nice if she found a jewish man.
so she slept with a non jewish guy! lucky her!
more experience.

Disgusting! Bar Rafaeli should be made to perform public penance by sitting on my face for extended periods of time.

Replace this draft dodger with the current Ms. Israel, an Ethiopian Jewish woman serving in the IDF.

Sounds as if there's a point to not having her as a spokesperson though the bochurim shouldn't be the ones complaining.

I agree 100% with the students.
Indeed, I recommend to even forget about the military service.
Best represent Israel in a video staring Rabbi Shteinman of Bnei Beraq!

Ummm...is there any particular REASON why we have to be so damn critical? That was one of the MAIN and MAJOR things that turned me off to the Jewish religion as I was growing up.....naturally, all of my relatives were Jewish (mostly Modern Orthodox, but some went to a Conservative synagogue)....and what I remember SO PROMINENTLY from my childhood was how they would BITCH...and MOAN..and COMPLAIN...and find fault with almost EVERY DAMN THING under the SUN....I'm like, good heavens!

Maybe it was a Jewish trait. Maybe it was more of a "human nature" thing. I dunno. But it was shortly after that, that I decided that just being alive was cause for celebrating. (Yah, you got to go to school, ya gotta work, pay bills, etc...but CELEBRATE being alive.)

And now, on this website, a picture of a STUNNING WOMAN is displayed, and what do I hear? MORE BITCHING! MORE COMPLAINING!

She's a HOT WOMAN! Who cares about the other stuff??

Robert, true.

Gorgeous women sell products. Frumpy fat frumma don't.

Who gives a shit about her military history, personal relationships, etc. This is all typical orthodox bitching and complaining that you see anytime someone who isn't one of them succeeds in the real world.

I'll buy whatever it is she's selling. So will a lot of other people. That's all that matters.

I am always amazed at what a shitty job Israel does with its tourism advertising and its political PR here in the USA. Seeing the crap being hurled at her here, I can predict that Israel will go nowhere with its tourism advertising.
Yeah, like anyone wants to see an advertisement featuring some scientist.

Yeh I believe she was shtuping a Catholic.

Vast majority of Israelis would be upset if their kids married a non Jew.

She also intentionally defrauded the IDF by using what appears to be a bogus marriage to be a draft evader. Kinda like getting married just for the purpose of a green card.


I am always amazed at what a shitty job Israel does with its tourism advertising and its political PR here in the USA. Seeing the crap being hurled at her here, I can predict that Israel will go nowhere with its tourism advertising.
Yeah, like anyone wants to see an advertisement featuring some scientist.

Posted by: WoolSilkCotton, I am a work of art as well as a sports and rock superstar | March 17, 2013 at 06:10 PM

Have an ad with Bar Rafaeli on it. Have another ad with a Nobel Prize winner on it.

Conduct an awareness survey. If more people remember the Nobel prize winner than Bar Rafaeli, I'll become a haredi.

Harold, I agree.

Jake, nobody in the intended audience gives the slightest shit how religious she is or isn't, who she's sleeping with, or her military status.

I'd prefer her totally unreligious, sleeping with me, and not having risked her gorgeous self in the military.

Gorgeous woman, international renowned supermodel, Israeli.
That's all that matters for advertising tourism to Israel.


Gorgeous woman, international renowned supermodel, Israeli.
That's all that matters for advertising tourism to Israel.


Posted by: WoolSilkCotton, I am a work of art as well as a sports and rock superstar | March 17, 2013 at 07:51 PM

These goofballs don't want the number one woman on Maxim's 2012 list of 100 hottest women in an advertising campaign for Israel.

They're not happy unless they have something to complain about.

Harold and WSC, the two of you have read my mind...it's nice to find kindred spirits!

Yah, I too prefer her "totally unreligious, sleeping with me, and not having risked her gorgeous self in the military".

And maybe I'm just being a wild-eyed optimist, but I don't see the ability of the IDF to defend the state of Israel against it's enemies being significantly degraded b/c Bar Refaeli was not carrying an Uzi somewhere....

Yityish Aynaw has done it all...and correctly. She will be dining with the Pres next trip to Israel. Her name is on the lips of every Jew of color practically in the world AND on the lips of those who contend that Israel is a racist society.

I can imagine her bounding out of the surf, gleaming and glistening in the Israeli sun; even the Swedes will be there soon to fan to her color.

But lets face it, Israel IS a colorist culture, if not racist one. Not only my conclusion bit that of a dear friend, Sefardit publicist, famous contributor to US and other Western fashion and women's mags. She has related that each time she sold and editor on a story of either a Mizrachi, beta Israel or other non- white ethnic Israeli Jew ( in the Army), her story would go in and she would then spend days waiting on a photo from whichever dept was required to provide it. At the last minute, a call would come through," we'd rather you use so and so, and she's a blonde!" And that would end it.

Bar Rafaeli works in the west, there's freedom of everything and anyway, everyone knows her. On the other hand, Yityish is fresh, she's new, she is what every editor will want AND she has a true Zionist understanding for what Israel means: she is alive today because of it.

But to the boys of Bnei Brak and Bar Ilan, she won't be good enough: she has neither a beard nor blonde hair.

bar rafaeli slept with many non-jews , right and left ....and many jews , too.

what do u think? she's a model .

I think Dr. Ruth should be Israel's spokes person.

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