Israel’s image-makers are turning to the pages
of the American men’s magazine Maxim. A magazine popular among Anglophone males
for its “beer and babes” format, Maxim will send a team to Israel next week for a
photo shoot with seven local fashion models.
The idea was hatched by the Foreign
Ministry as part of efforts to offset Israel’s image as a hotbed of
conflict. The issue with the photo spread is expected on newsstands
in June, and will be followed with a review of tourism in