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        1/6/2014, Shevat 5, 5774

      Defense Minister Meets with Pro-Gay Likud Group


      Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (Likud-Beytenu) met with a pro-gay group of Likud members this week. They discussed issues related to homosexual stigma in society and recruitment policies in the Israel Defense Forces. Minister Ya'alon stated, "my door is always open," and welcomed further discussion on the issue. Ya'alon was a former IDF Chief-of-Staff.