Lifted from Dammit Janet!:
This is the official group portrait of the new Israeli cabinet:
Two ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspapers have altered a photo of Israel's new cabinet, removing two female ministers.
Limor Livnat and Sofa Landver were grouped with the rest of the 30-member cabinet for their inaugural photo.
But Yated Neeman newspaper digitally changed the picture by replacing them with two men. The Shaa Tova newspaper blacked the women out.
Publishing pictures of women is viewed by many ultra-orthodox Jews as a violation of female modesty.
Other Israeli papers reprinted the altered images next to the original photos, with one headlining it "Find the lady".
These are the same men that yell at women who sit in front of Jerusalem buses, stand outside of stores harassing shopkeepers who don't close at the instant the sabbath begins and are dressed for Polish winters, circa 1800, and not the Middle East heat.
They are also, in many ways, in control of Israel since their votes can make or break a coalition.
Last fall, their newspapers would not even publish photos of Tzipi Livni, then Israel's foreign minister.
A senior editor at Hamodia, an ultra-Orthodox daily, said there was no plan to reconsider the ban on publishing women's pictures.
"We have always done things according to the Torah," said the editor, who declined to be named. "This is the way it was since the beginning of the world, and the way it shall remain."
Like I always say, ''If only Eve had been a good girl and made Adam a nice supper instead of fooling with that apple ...''