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Posts Tagged: Gay Rights

June 16, 2016 5:55 am

Progressive Silence Over Islamic Extremism Is Homophobic

Earlier this year, 200 progressive activists stormed the downtown Chicago Hilton with the intention of disrupting a gay-rights event. Not that they had anything against gay rights....

November 20, 2015 6:12 am

Accommodating Transgender Students Should Have Limits — in the Washroom

A society should be judged by how well we treat the vulnerable and minorities in our midst. But society must also be judged by how we...

December 26, 2014 10:23 am

Exposing the ‘Pinkwashing’ Lie

On Wednesday, thousands of tourists from around the world arrived in Israel for the Nonstop Gay Festival, a joint venture of the Tourism Ministry and...

February 20, 2014 11:21 am

In UN Speech, Israeli Ambassador Challenges Middle East Countries on Rule of Law

Ron Prosor, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, on Wednesday addressed the UN Security Council on the "Rule of Law," challenging Israel's Middle Eastern neighbors to...

June 15, 2012 5:05 pm

City University of New York Resolves to Balance Out Anti-Israel “Pinkwashing” Conference

Following the Anti-Defamation League's condemnation of the"Homonationalism and Pinkwashing" conference, which plans to accuse Israel of using its positive record on LGBT issues to deflect...

June 15, 2012 12:51 pm

What’s the Problem With Civil Marriages?

Who opposes civil marriage? It seems that religions are the main campaigners against it. Despite my love affair with Judaism I am a strong advocate...

June 13, 2012 11:24 am

ADL, LGBT Group Slam CUNY for Sponsorship of Anti-Israel ‘Pinkwashing’ Conference

The Anti-Defamation League and a Jewish LGBT group have blasted a conference being planned by the The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at City...

June 8, 2012 12:40 pm

Trustee Blasts CUNY Anti-Israel “Homonationalism and Pinkwashing” Conference

The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at City University of New York plans to hold a conference on "Homonationalism and Pinkwashing" next year, which...

March 22, 2012 11:04 am

The Skinny on Israel’s New Model Law and Seattle’s Anti-Israel Proclamation

There is a Democratic country in the Middle East which passed a groundbreaking law - and of course received minimal media attention. The Middle East:  Where...

February 20, 2012 8:25 am

How Can Gay Activists Boycott the Jewish State?

Israel is the sole democracy in the Middle East, a champion of gay rights, and a place where tens of thousands march in...

January 5, 2012 9:07 pm

‘Pinkwashing?’ – Forget About Israel

How does one translate "pinkwashing?"  After I read a New York Times Op-Ed on November 22nd 2011, I understand it as something between ...

June 28, 2011 12:50 pm

Focus on Saving American Marriage

Now that the tide has turned in favor of gay marriage by America's second most-populous state permitting it, it's time to put the...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...