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Gisele Bundchen's burqa has done something decades of negotiations have failed to do — get Israel and the rest of the Middle East to agree on something.

From Saudi Arabia to Jerusalem, critics joined Thursday in mocking the supermodel for hiding under a burqa in an effort to fool the paparazzi and sneak in and out of a Paris plastic surgery clinic.

"We should stop take[ing] these circus performers seriously," a Jerusalem Post reader sniped Thursday on that paper's website, under a story about the supermodel's ­religiously dodgy press dodge.


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