Corridors of Power: No woman no cry

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October 27, 2016 18:09

Three woman-less musical events for the public at large in a space that belongs to the city is an insult to Jerusalem’s residents – men and women alike.

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Mayor Nir Barkat

Mayor Nir Barkat at the Jerusalem Marathon press conference this past March. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

 No fewer than three consecutive cultural evenings were scheduled for this past Hol Hamoed at the Sultan’s Pool, for residents and visitors to celebrate. Three nights of music and song – with not even one woman performer on the stage.

The event was produced and financed by the Ariel Municipal Company, which means this was not a typical private production and that there is less possibility to express any criticism.

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