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Women can pack heat too, Ben Gvir’s gun-toting wife rails at ‘chauvinists’

Carrie Keller-Lynn is a political and legal correspondent for The Times of Israel

Sara Netanyahu (C) meets with the wives of several of the prospective coalition members Yaffa Deri (2L), Maoz (L), Ayala Ben Gvir (2R) and Rivka Goldknopf (R) on November 14, 2022. Ben Gvir can be seen with a hand gun tucked into her skirt. (Likud)
Sara Netanyahu (C) meets with the wives of several of the prospective coalition members Yaffa Deri (2L), Maoz (L), Ayala Ben Gvir (2R) and Rivka Goldknopf (R) on November 14, 2022. Ben Gvir can be seen with a hand gun tucked into her skirt. (Likud)

Ayala Ben Gvir sends a message to the “chauvinists” who “came out against me” after she was seen carrying a firearm at an afternoon bonding session hosted by Sara Netanyahu at a luxury Jerusalem hotel Monday.

“Women are also permitted to carry a weapon and protect their lives,” she says at her husband Itamar Ben Gvir’s Otzma Yehudit faction meeting.

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