Israeli minister’s Jerusalem dress proves controversial in Cannes

Far-right culture minister Miri Regev makes political statement on film festival’s red carpet with print of city skyline

Clothes, suggested Virginia Woolf, “change our view of the world and the world’s view of us”.

It is a lesson that apparently passed over the head of Israel’s far-right culture minister, Miri Regev, at Cannes film festival when she chose to wear a dress printed with the Jerusalem skyline as an explicit political statement.

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#Cannes Quand les internautes détournent la robe “politique” de la Ministre israélienne de la Culture Miri Regev

Israeli Culture Minister Miri Regev wears provocative dress at Cannes. Someone on Internet redresses the problem (pun intended) @monakareem

Regardless of your politics, I hope we can all agree: whatever Miri Regev paid for this dress, it was too much.

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