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Posts Tagged: Israel Gay Rights

July 25, 2016 3:24 am
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Jerusalem Pride Parade Goes Beyond the LGBTQ Community

JNS.org - As I walked hand in hand with my boyfriend to Jerusalem’s March for Pride and Tolerance, we got some confused looks from passersby as...

July 8, 2016 2:26 am
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Jewish Voice for Peace and Its Disgusting Response to Islamic Terrorism

What else could the group Jewish Voice for Peace do that would shock me? The organization, which has so many university chapters that promote anti-Israel activity,...

June 16, 2016 5:55 am
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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....

June 2, 2016 6:17 am
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The BBC Ignores a Positive Story From Israel

One might have assumed that the first-ever transgender beauty pageant in Israel (and presumably the first in the entire Middle East) would have been a...

May 3, 2016 6:49 am
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A Remnant of Better Days, Jerusalem’s Only Gay Bar Remains Open

JNS.org - If any city needs a nonjudgmental space, it’s Jerusalem. Both sides of Israel’s capital — the Muslim eastern half and the Jewish western half —...

March 22, 2016 6:05 am
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AIPAC Policy Conference: Israel Targeted by Hate Group for Being Pro-Gay Rights

On Sunday afternoon, as participants at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference made their way to the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, anti-LGBTQ...

February 12, 2016 4:36 am
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Israeli, Arab, Christian and Gay: Jonathan Elkhoury’s Story Hits US Campuses

JNS.org - Jonathan Nizar Elkhoury wants minority populations in Israel to speak up about what life is really like in the Jewish state. He wants the...

January 5, 2016 7:40 am
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How Amir Ohana, First Openly Gay Likud MK, Came Out of the ‘Political Closet’ (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - “I am here as the son of Meir and Esther Ohana, who emigrated from Morocco to build a country. I am here with my...

August 5, 2015 4:25 pm
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New Israel Fund Shamefully Tries to Exploit Stabbing at Gay Pride Parade

Decent people everywhere stand against the violence that occurred at the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade on Sunday, where a religious extremist stabbed six attendees (one of whom later died). The...

June 29, 2015 10:54 am
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Another Example of Israel’s Positive Human Rights Record

A few weeks ago, in honor of the Jewish holiday of Passover, I found myself reminiscing on the oppression of the Jewish people in Egypt thousands of...

June 8, 2015 6:51 am
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Israel is a Beacon for Gay Rights in the Middle East

JNS.org - Tel Aviv is on a roll when it comes to support for the LGBTQ community. Since the beginning of June, the Tel Aviv Municipality building...

May 20, 2015 12:54 pm
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Gay Couples Included in New IDF Policy to Protect Children of Enlisted Soldiers

Gay and straight couples with children will no longer have to deal with situations where both parents are enlisted for reserve service. The IDF recently...

October 6, 2014 6:50 am
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Israel’s Health Ministry Warns Against Gay Conversion Therapy

Times of Israel - The Health Ministry issued a warning on Sunday against conversion therapy that purports to alter the sexual orientation of homosexuals, arguing that there...

August 5, 2014 2:04 pm
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The Hypocritical Nature of Anti-Israel Protests

There is a difference between being pro-Palestinian-Arab and being "pro-Palestinian." One can support Palestinian-Arab self-determination and their rights to life and liberty, and be entirely...

Culture

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Leading US Jewish Groups Laud Trump’s ‘Clear, Forceful’ H...

Leading American Jewish groups were quick to praise President Donald Trump's forthright condemnation of antisemitism during a Holocaust commemoration speech...

Israel

Israel-Germany Relationship ‘Unchanged,’ Says Sigmar Gabriel Af...

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel moved quickly to defuse a diplomatic row with Israel on Tuesday after Prime Minister Benjamin...

Middle East

Iranian Opposition Group: Tehran Violating JCPOA With Covert Nukes Research...

Iran is cheating on its historical deal with the US by secretly conducting research into nuclear weapons components such as...

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