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Sara Netanyahu's fashion faux-pas sparks social media storm


Sarah Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, smiles during a signing ceremony for the Mideast peace agreement on Oct. 23, 1998, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.


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Yesterday was not a good day for Sara Netanyahu. 

As the newest members of Israel's Knesset were sworn in to government, all eyes were focused on Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu’s wife Sara and her rather shocking fashion choice.

Instead of a choosing a classic LBD, Sara Netanyahu opted for a sheer black lace number that showed her midriff. And she has been punished in the court of public opinion for her daring choice.

According to GlobalPost's Senior Correspondent in Israel, Noga Tarnopolsky, people can't stop talking about Sara Netanyahu:

"Some reporters suggested that no one told her how she looked because they are all too scared of her. Another said on 'Erev Tov with Guy Pines,' a popular lifestyle news program, that it was meant to keep the ultra-Orthodox out of the government."

Below, we've put together a Sara Netanyahu photographic fashion retrospective as well as the comments regarding her latest fashion faux-pas:


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