Corridors of Power: No woman no cry

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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October 27, 2016 18:09
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Mayor Nir Barkat

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

 
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 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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