Loving and Lusting in Tel Aviv: Israeli women

Welcome to our series of articles on the singles scene in Tel Aviv. Life, love, and lust, all wrapped up in a Middle Eastern glow and penned by the wonderful Pixi…if you’re easily offended, look away now!

Israeli women – men who love them, women who loathe them

Israeli woman supreme: Bar RefaeliIt’s called ‘Hot Girl Tuesday’ – a notorious national holiday for those who are lucky enough to know about it. When the sun comes up, they come out in their hundreds – short mini skirts, tight asses, long dark hair blowing in the breeze – beautiful specimens with perfect genes. There are no words to describe the beauty of Israeli women. But there are enough words to describe how we feel about them – evil, enemy, femme fatale, dangerous……ok ok……maybe I am a bit harsh.

It just seems that the inexplicable beauty and power of the Israeli woman is increasingly making us ex-pats more obsolete by the day. How can an average chick from Melbourne, Australia possibly keep up with these freaks of nature? Sometimes I wonder if the good lord planted these women here just to make us feel bad about ourselves?

The notion of the ‘’coosit’’(street Hebrew for good looking woman) is one that permeates the Tel Aviv male psyche. The coosit is an unstoppable force, a product of every male’s sexual fantasy. She is the pinnacle of sexy and the reason why Israeli men have been reduced to a rubble of emotional bankruptcy. She dominates the flirtation landscape and the more snobbish her character, the more she conquers. This is what I find most fascinating about these women – they have the ability to attract men by being mean!

I just want to stop for a second to clear something up with the reader. This article does not refer to every Israeli woman, rather, a particular type of Israeli woman. While it may be considered an unfair generalization, I can back my thoughts up with testimonies from countless Israeli women who feel just as threatened by the coosit as I do.

The coosit has become a type of sub culture in this city. It has evolved from a look to an attitude and quite frankly, the whole coosit thing is starting to get old. When are men going to realize that a girl who responds rudely (if she responds at all) is not worth their time? Moreover, when are women going to realize that this is no way for ladies to behave?

The one thing that people don’t understand about “Hot Girl Tuesday” is that when it ends, it will be Wednesday. Come Wednesday, all the pretty girls from Tuesday will wake up without their heels and without their make-up. They will return to their regular day jobs, they will have sweaty armpits and bloated stomachs, they will be crying about the man who didn’t call back because he didn’t get what he wanted.

But Wednesday does not have to be a sad day. On the contrary, we should use this day to celebrate the thousands of normal women, you know, the ones that you didn’t give a second glance to last night because there were too many coosiyot around you. The ones that still look good without the heels and the make-up, the ones that can actually hold a decent conversation for longer than 1 minute. Wednesday should also be a day for Israeli women to step up to the plate and take a stand against the coosiyot and their reign of hotness……….

Ok I think I’m over my pseudo feminist revolution……I actually cannot wait for next ‘’Hot Girl Tuesday”. After all, it’s kind of fun to stare at a good ass……………

Next up: The Tel Aviv Untouchable


  1. Mitch

    May 10, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    I just read this article. The author certainly has some really good wit. It is so true about how some women act. Haven’t been to Israel yet (2013 is my year to go) but when I saw the writer was from Australia, it brought a smile to my face. I was in Australia once and the women are just as beautiful.

    • Ashley

      May 11, 2012 at 7:19 am

      Enjoy your visit in 2013! Let us know if you have any questions, we’ll be glad to try and help!

  2. anonymous

    May 28, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    What a pathetic waste of 3 minutes of my life.

    • Avi

      October 14, 2013 at 6:38 am

      Not pathetic at all. I’m an Israeli and I agree with the writer 100%

  3. Dan

    January 3, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    I understand “coosit” to be better translated as “pussy” or “piece of pussy.” I would ask anyone knowledgeable to correct me if I am wrong.

    • Ashley

      January 4, 2013 at 2:18 pm

      I think Pixi was just being polite :-)

    • Yuli

      February 17, 2013 at 1:00 am

      The slang word “coosit” is derived from the word “coos” which is hebrew for “pussy”, but it’s used to say a girl is very attractive (specifically, that she has a very good body)

  4. Roni

    July 1, 2013 at 10:25 am

    This is brilliant and well written! Love the humour.. and its so so true. I am Israeli but I lived in Australia for a bit over a year, so that comment about australian girls made me laugh. I have to agree with you. Where can I find more of your articles?

  5. Sofie

    August 6, 2015 at 10:40 am

    I believe these are not coosit, but frechot! Selfobsessed stupid bitches :D Especially the hurting men part.

  6. Vlad

    January 9, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    European women will always trump Israeli women.
    No comparison. Israeli women are highly
    overrated. I don’t see what the big deal is.
    Travel to Eastern Europe and you’ll see what I mean.

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