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Yeshiva University rejects 'gay pride' club, says it will support students in other ways

Yeshiva University rejects 'gay pride' club, says it will support students in other ways

YU rejects formation of campus group for "queer" students but says it is putting in place new policies to help students feel safe.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 06/09/2020 07:59
Joint Arab List MK Walid Taha: 'Our society practically devoid of homosexuality'

Joint Arab List MK Walid Taha: 'Our society practically devoid of homosexuality'

Joint List MK explains why he voted against banning 'conversion treatment,' says gay way of life 'practically non-existent' in Arab sector.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2020 18:21
Former Noam party head sets up fund to provide free conversion therapy

Former Noam party head sets up fund to provide free conversion therapy

Rabbi Dror Aryeh responds after bill to ban conversion therapy passes preliminary reading. 'Decree will increase youth suicides.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/07/2020 16:59
Tahini manufacturer under fire from Arabs for donating to Israeli LGBT organization

Tahini manufacturer under fire from Arabs for donating to Israeli LGBT organization

Arab Israeli tahini company that donated money to LGBT rights group faces boycott.Marcy Oster, JTA, 18/07/2020 22:04
Avi Nissenkorn: I'll push law to allow gay men to use surrogates

Avi Nissenkorn: I'll push law to allow gay men to use surrogates

Justice Min. Nissenkorn promises to push changes allowing single men, gays, to use surrogate mothers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2020 19:15
Hundreds join gay pride events across Israel

Hundreds join gay pride events across Israel

Handful of participants linked to religious Zionist movement. Large police contingency on hand. 27 counter-protesters detained.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2020 22:13
Choosing Family: Hanging 'pride' banner outside US Embassy 'not to the benefit of society'

Choosing Family: Hanging 'pride' banner outside US Embassy 'not to the benefit of society'

Pro-family group pens letter to US Ambassador Friedman, requesting he support family values, remove LGBT banner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2020 20:15
Government logo to be removed from flyer promoting LGBT event

Government logo to be removed from flyer promoting LGBT event

Following Arutz Sheva reports, Shas-led ministry orders removal of logo from LGBT advertisment. 'Not connected to event in any fashion.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 10:15
Shas minister Aryeh Deri to fund LGBT event

Shas minister Aryeh Deri to fund LGBT event

'Pride' events in Asher Regional Council will receive funding from Min. Aryeh Deri, adverts say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 08:53
Over 15,000 shekels donated to aid printing house which fell victim of LGBT lawsuit

Over 15,000 shekels donated to aid printing house which fell victim of LGBT lawsuit

Private initiative collects over 15,000 to help printing house. 'People realize that if this isn't stopped, coercion will choke us all.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 11:23
Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs undergoing surrogacy

Electric company: We'll give 30,000 shekel grant to LGBTs undergoing surrogacy

Israel Electric Corporation promises: LGBT employees undergoing surrogacy will receive gift of tens of thousands of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2020 11:06
AG Mandelblit: Jerusalem municipality overstepped bounds by removing pro-family ads

AG Mandelblit: Jerusalem municipality overstepped bounds by removing pro-family ads

AG Avichai Mandelblit says Jerusalem municipality overstepped bounds when removing 'anti-LGBT' signs ahead of 2019 'Pride Parade.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2020 12:21
Air Canada switches to gender-neutral terms

Air Canada switches to gender-neutral terms

In effort to ensure customers are 'comfortable and respected,' airline ditches traditional 'ladies and gentlemen' greeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2019 10:07
Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Haifa: No LGBT flags in municipal buildings

Haifa mayor ban 'identity' symbols from municipal offices, centers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2019 11:01
Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Dozens protest Ashdod 'pride' parade

Resident warns: 'We cannot allow ourselves to be afraid' of the 'violent' pro-LGBT discourse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2019 13:15
Threat to the family: Correct diagnosis, incorrect prescription

Threat to the family: Correct diagnosis, incorrect prescription

Yeshivat Har Hamor activists are wrong in the strategy they have chosen in defense of the Torah family. The Torah is not politically correct.Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 28/07/2019 06:48
Rosh Ha'ayin politician slammed for exposing LGBTQ event

Rosh Ha'ayin politician slammed for exposing LGBTQ event

Rosh Ha'ayin Deputy Mayor warns parents that a city event with activities for children is actually an LGBTQ event.Sara Rubenstein, 19/07/2019 09:20
'They're trying to silence the rabbis'

'They're trying to silence the rabbis'

Rabbi Shlomo Amar defends Education Min. Rabbi Peretz, says there's a push to 'close the rabbis' mouths.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2019 10:25
NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

NC House candidate wants to support freedom of religion

North Carolina House candidate invoked Oskar Schindler while pushing to ensure freedom of religion.Josefin Dolsten/JTA, Arutz 7, 10/07/2019 10:14
The politically correct Quran

The politically correct Quran

The penetration of the feminist and gay movements by pro-Palestine propaganda has borne the poisonous fruit of trees planted by shameless rewriting of history and even the Quran.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 08/07/2019 17:27
The anti-Israel LGBT community should think again

The anti-Israel LGBT community should think again

Hamas enforces a deadly form of homophobia in the Strip. Gays are gruesomely executed in Gaza. And the PA is just the same. Barry Shaw, 03/07/2019 21:09
Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

Jerusalem mayor: 'Sorry you feel hurt, we'll remove LGBT flags'

Jerusalem mayor will remove LGBT flags - after the pride parade. Pro-family Jerusalemite: 'Are my family and I second-class citizens?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/06/2019 14:59
Supreme Court throws out pro-family group's appeal

Supreme Court throws out pro-family group's appeal

Hazon, a pro-family group, points out that 'freedom of expression' applies only to those supporting 'dad and dad.'Ido Ben Porat, 05/06/2019 12:44
Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Jerusalem's Rabbi Aryeh Stern explains why he requested Mayor Moshe Lion avoid hanging LGBT flags in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2019 11:26
Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

Religious Jewish women no longer able to swim at London pond

Orthodox Jews protest opening of women-only London pond to trans swimmers when a mixed gender option is available.Marcy Oster, JTA, 24/05/2019 07:33
Women's movement: Put 'Mother and Father' back on IDF forms

Women's movement: Put 'Mother and Father' back on IDF forms

Shovrot Shivyon women's movement slams surrender to LGBT pressure, says there was 'no public discussion,' conservatives are 'silenced.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2019 15:02
IDF drops traditional parental identifications

IDF drops traditional parental identifications

Instead of 'Mother' and 'Father,' recruitment forms now ask to name 'Parent 1' and 'Parent 2.' 'IDF has succumbed to LGBT demands.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2019 11:20
Rabbi Sadan: Silencing LGBT debate endangers democracy

Rabbi Sadan: Silencing LGBT debate endangers democracy

Head of pre-military program decries attempt to shut down LGBT debate as akin to silencing of debate on immigration in Europe.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2019 20:01
New Right: Gays can use altruistic surrogates

New Right: Gays can use altruistic surrogates

New Right party to support gay 'right' to surrogacy - but only if they have a friend who wants to do them a favor.Chana Roberts, 05/03/2019 11:34
Judge rules boy born to gay Israeli father is US citizen

Judge rules boy born to gay Israeli father is US citizen

California judge rules non-American twin of US child should have been granted citizenship at birth due to fathers' relationship status.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2019 19:03
Campaign against hotel which called pro-family ad 'racist'

Campaign against hotel which called pro-family ad 'racist'

After Jerusalem hotel removed pro-traditional family banner, denounced ad as 'racist', family values group launches campaign against hotel.Gil Ronen, 14/02/2019 18:59
Jerusalem hotel removes pro-traditional family banner

Jerusalem hotel removes pro-traditional family banner

Following pressure from LGBT activists, hotel apologizes for 'racist' pro-traditional family advertisement.Gil Ronen, 13/02/2019 14:13
Descent to Hell: Identity Politics as the gate to Islamic theocracy

Descent to Hell: Identity Politics as the gate to Islamic theocracy

Democratic ideals, social justice and tolerance don’t rule the world anymore. The new ideology – a successor of failed totalitarian ideologies of the past century - governs the soul of the West, and it’s called Identity Politics. Alexander Maistrovoy , 30/12/2018 12:00
Lesbian NYU professor suspended for harassment

Lesbian NYU professor suspended for harassment

NYU professor suspended after investigation finds she harassed former student.JTA, 15/08/2018 10:06
'There is no fear of the homosexual'

'There is no fear of the homosexual'

US rabbinic group supports letter of 200 Israeli rabbis favoring Biblical values.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2018 07:51
'Surrogacy Law violates Torah's gravest prohibitions'

'Surrogacy Law violates Torah's gravest prohibitions'

Senior Religious Zionist Rabbi explains why he opposes Jerusalem's LGBT parade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/08/2018 22:08
Religious Zionist weekly sued for refusing to run LGBT ad

Religious Zionist weekly sued for refusing to run LGBT ad

Makor Rishon newspaper said it would only publish pro-LGBT ad if it agreed to pay for future damages.Tzvi Lev, 02/08/2018 17:52
Chief rabbi of J'lem against 'LGBT' flags

Chief rabbi of J'lem against 'LGBT' flags

Rabbi Aryeh Stern sends letter to J'lem mayor Barkat, asking that 'LGBT' flags put up ahead of gay pride parade be removed near synagogues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2018 15:01
Religious IDF soldiers forced to listen to transgender lecture

Religious IDF soldiers forced to listen to transgender lecture

Soldiers in commanders course complain after being forced to listen speech lauding transgender lifestyle. IDF says lecture was a mistake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2018 08:52
The 13 principles for modern day decadence: The 9th of Av LGBT rally

The 13 principles for modern day decadence: The 9th of Av LGBT rally

The arrogance and insensitivity displayed in holding an LGBT rally on the Tisha B'Av fast mandates a clear declaration defining the difference between the holy and profane in Judaism.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 24/07/2018 06:51
Attorney General supports LBGT High Court petition

Attorney General supports LBGT High Court petition

Attorney General says allowing birth certificates for adopted children to list 2 same sex fathers a matter of equality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2018 16:24
Which leftist MK called surrogacy 'organ trade?'

Which leftist MK called surrogacy 'organ trade?'

Israeli journalist finds Meretz MK called surrogacy 'organ trade' four years ago, opposed it on feminist grounds.Gil Ronen, 23/07/2018 12:53
LGBT activists declare war on Deputy Health Minister Litzman

LGBT activists declare war on Deputy Health Minister Litzman

'If you continue to oppress us, we will come at you in Bnei Brak. We're sick of being quiet and humiliated.'Tzvi Lev, 23/07/2018 09:38
Israel's LGBT community to strike on Sunday

Israel's LGBT community to strike on Sunday

Hospitals, airport, major corporations allow employees to join strike demanding LGBT couples be given right to have children via surrogates.Tzvi Lev, 19/07/2018 18:34
Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Gay men, 13 others, receive public floggings while crowd chants 'hit them harder.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2018 23:31
Rabbi Ariel: Keep LGBTers off Temple Mount

Rabbi Ariel: Keep LGBTers off Temple Mount

Temple Mount Institute head says it is a 'disgrace' gay MK ascended Temple Mount.Benny Toker, 12/07/2018 20:54
'No time for a relationship? Buy a child!'

'No time for a relationship? Buy a child!'

Jewish Home MK slams plan to permit surrogacy outside of marriage, says children need a mother and father.Hezki Baruch, 09/07/2018 12:31
Texas: Police arrest two women after identifying dead toddler

Texas: Police arrest two women after identifying dead toddler

Texas police identify 4-year-old Jayden Lopez, arrest his mother and her girlfriend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2018 12:12
Arab MKs skip vote on recognizing gay marriage

Arab MKs skip vote on recognizing gay marriage

MK Zahalka says gay marriage is 'absolutely not' on agenda.Hezki Baruch, 08/06/2018 11:18
Psychologist: Fathers' presence affects the entire neighborhood

Psychologist: Fathers' presence affects the entire neighborhood

Psychologist Jordan Peterson says children with present fathers are better off, 'reprehensible' to deny differences between men and women.Gil Ronen, 08/06/2018 08:45
Police: 'Pride parade' subject to standard security measures

Police: 'Pride parade' subject to standard security measures

Kfar Saba mayoral candidate slams security measures for city's 'pride parade.'Reut Hadar, 25/05/2018 10:28
Lesbian mom who drove off cliff was drunk, police say

Lesbian mom who drove off cliff was drunk, police say

Investigations show at least two children were sedated when a drunk lesbian mother drove her family off a California cliff in March.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2018 08:40
IDF won't ask new recruits for their opinion on LGBTs

IDF won't ask new recruits for their opinion on LGBTs

IDF receives order not to ask new recruits for their opinions on LGBTs, whether women should serve in combat roles.Uzi Baruch, 09/04/2018 13:17
Lesbian moms committed homicide-suicide, investigations suggest

Lesbian moms committed homicide-suicide, investigations suggest

Car crash investigations suggest lesbian 'couple' had history of abuse, intentionally killed their adopted children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2018 12:00
'We're not homophobes'

'We're not homophobes'

Ramat Gan Yeshiva dean says community is not homophobic, believes in Torah and sanity.Eliran Aharon, 07/03/2018 10:48
Air Force implements new LGBT-friendly policies

Air Force implements new LGBT-friendly policies

Support groups and frequent meetings with top officers: Israeli Air Force rolls out sweeping changes to make IAF more LGBT-friendly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2018 16:42
'Cancel meeting on IDF efforts to integrate LGBT community'

'Cancel meeting on IDF efforts to integrate LGBT community'

Liba Yehudit Center slams Knesset discussion on LGBT integration, says IDF should be ensuring operational success.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2018 13:55