March 17, 2009
Esquire mag crowns 5 Israeli babes, from Bar Refaeli to Gal Gadot
The April issue of Esquire magazine establishes an entirely old, but newly realized fact: Israeli women are stunning.
In honor of supermodel Bar Refaeli’s first Sports Illustrated cover, Esquire devoted their regular “Women We Love” feature to their five Israeli favorites.
Besides being Israeli (and maybe even a little bit Jewish) all five women appear to share Hollywood ambition, either blond or brown hair, and clock in at a tender age under 32. If the embattled Jewish state ever needed an image boost, this is it. Helen of Troy ain’t got squat on these gals.
Read on to find out who made the cut—but if you want to see them up close, visit Esquire.
Ben Harris writing for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency adds his take:
Esquire loves pictures of lovely ladies. And its Web site currently has a lovely lady slideshow focused on all the loveliness created in the Jewish state. “All of a sudden, Israel is producing more than its share of spectacularly beautiful models and actresses,” the magazine enthuses.
Well, not quite. Maxim noticed this two years ago, with its Women of the IDF spread. And Sports Illustrated had the good sense to put Bar Rafaeli on the cover of its recent swimsuit edition. But better late than never, Esquire.