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pects of Israeli culture, it should be noted that Israel’s press
has its share of publications devoted to more popular aspects
of its culture.
La-ishah
and
A t
are the two leading women’s mag-
azines.
Shemoneh ba-Erev
offers radio and television news and
programs while
Mishbetset
offers crossword puzzles. The Auto-
mobile and Touring Club of Israel publishes a monthly
M.M.S.Y.
(an abbreviation of its Hebrew nam e) . Nor is sensationalism
lacking;
H a -O lam ha-Zeh
and especially
Bui
prominently fea-
ture the more lurid and scandalous aspects of the news, often
with illustrations equally scandalous and of a type hitherto un׳•
known in the Hebrew press. With these the Israeli periodical
press can truly be said to have come of age. And to the Israeli
periodical press in general the words of the Preacher may be
appropriately adapted: “Of making periodicals there is no end.”