This post first appeared on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.
Tzipi Livni figures that if she can’t be queen of the Knesset, then maybe she can be queen of the desert. In a bold and rather unexpected move, the former Kadima leader and member of Knesset has joined the Desert Queens off-road competition for Israeli women.
According to a report in The Times of Israel, Desert Queens is a women-only adventure competition, whereby 40 Israeli women challenge themselves by driving through exotic locations by jeep. Livni landed recently in India to practice her off-road driving for this year’s competition.
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