No ‘Sex’ in the Holy City

There will be no sex in the Holy City this month. As women around the world gear up for the much-anticipated return of Carrie Bradshaw (aka Sarah Jessica Parker), who is making her debut on the silver screen this month, outdoor advertisements for “Sex and the City: The Movie” have been banned from Jerusalem and Petah Tikva by city officials. The reason, of course, is that the word “sex” is printed on the film’s posters and billboards and might offend the city’s religious denizens. The movie is based on HBO’s wildly popular series of the same name.

Your Comments

The Forward welcomes reader comments in order to promote thoughtful discussion on issues of importance to the Jewish community. In the interest of maintaining a civil forum, The Forward requires that all commenters be appropriately respectful toward our writers, other commenters and the subjects of the articles. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted. Egregious commenters will be banned from commenting. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.

Recommend this article

No ‘Sex’ in the Holy City

Thank you!

This article has been sent!