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Health Ministry to allow Supreme Court to rule on surrogacy

Health Ministry to allow Supreme Court to rule on surrogacy

Government admits no chance of amending Surrogacy Law, requests Supreme Court rule on the issue in its place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2021 14:04
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: A family is a mother and father - nothing else

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: A family is a mother and father - nothing else

'We need to stand firm about the right to say that a family is a mother and father, nothing else,' Tzfat rabbi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 16:16
Hungarian Jews protest ‘gay propaganda law’

Hungarian Jews protest ‘gay propaganda law’

'All people are inherently pure,' Jewish group says in response to law banning LGBT propaganda from reaching children.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 28/06/2021 08:09
Over 1,500+ rabbis support Yeshiva University’s refusal of LGBTQ student club

Over 1,500+ rabbis support Yeshiva University’s refusal of LGBTQ student club

LGBT lawsuit 'seeks to impose values on university, cancel its right to religious liberty, free expression,' rabbinic group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2021 11:06
Dozens protest against Jerusalem pride march

Dozens protest against Jerusalem pride march

Lehava activists protest LGBT pride parade in Jerusalem. 'The leftists have sold your rights to sit with Abbas.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 17:23
LGBT students sue Yeshiva University for alleged discrimination

LGBT students sue Yeshiva University for alleged discrimination

Students and alumni accuse Yeshiva University of discrimination for not recognizing Gay-Straight Alliance club.Simone Somekh, JTA, 28/04/2021 09:30
Arkansas outlaws gender-affirming treatment for trans youth

Arkansas outlaws gender-affirming treatment for trans youth

The state's General Assembly votes to override governor's veto of an anti-trans bill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 23:57
Bennett: Halakha can't change for LGBT people

Bennett: Halakha can't change for LGBT people

Yamina leader reflects on the 'biggest mistake of his life,' nearly being ejected from politics in 2019.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 10:25
A response to Rabbi Benny Lau

A response to Rabbi Benny Lau

Rabbi Lau's recent words on LGBT relationships provoked a response by a woman who did not give her real name.Rachel Ben Ami, 27/10/2020 11:16
'Don't call it conversion therapy'

'Don't call it conversion therapy'

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein says use of term 'conversion therapy' has negative connotations which obscure debate on LGBT therapy.Hezki Baruch, 28/07/2020 17:35
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
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
US embassy says 'Pride' banner will go back up

US embassy says 'Pride' banner will go back up

Banner celebrating Pride Month removed because embassy did not receive permission from municipality to hang it. Authorization now underway.Gary Willig, 23/06/2020 21:31
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
LGBTQ ideology 'destructive to man', says Polish president

LGBTQ ideology 'destructive to man', says Polish president

In a campaign speech, Polish President Andrzej Duda says the promotion of LGBT "ideology" is worse than communism.Eitan Divinsky, 15/06/2020 00:08
Rabbi Yigal Levinstein sues Galai Tzahal

Rabbi Yigal Levinstein sues Galai Tzahal

Head of Eli pre-military Academy files defamation lawsuit over the editing of his comments to appear he is for conversion therapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 18:03
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
Left making use of LGBTQ community for political gain

Left making use of LGBTQ community for political gain

A social activist discussed his recent interview with an Arab MK who called for "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2020 16:43
High Court: Allow surrogacy for LGBTQ people

High Court: Allow surrogacy for LGBTQ people

Court unanimously rules surrogacy law unconstitutional for barring single men and same-sex couples, gives Knesset 12 months to amend law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2020 19:12
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
Gay pride parade in Israeli Arab city?

Gay pride parade in Israeli Arab city?

A right-wing activist plans to lead a pride parade in the Arab city of Tamra. Will the police approve?Hezki Baruch, 09/08/2019 10:07
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
'My father loves everyone, respects everyone'

'My father loves everyone, respects everyone'

The daughter of Rabbi Rafi Peretz defends her father from the storm of criticism he faced following his remarks about conversion treatments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2019 21:37
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
Smotrich: 'Rabbi Peretz has been lynched'

Smotrich: 'Rabbi Peretz has been lynched'

'I'm not prepared for a reality in which all 'freedom-of-speech seekers' prove that they are in essence thought dictators,' Smotrich said.Hezki Baruch, 14/07/2019 21:09
Rabbi Peretz; 'I accept all children in Israel the way they are'

Rabbi Peretz; 'I accept all children in Israel the way they are'

Rabbi Peretz says, 'What I said was based on students who felt terrible distress about their sexual orientation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2019 00:04
'First I would hug him and speak to him warmly'

'First I would hug him and speak to him warmly'

Education Minister Rafi Peretz is asked in an interview what he would do if a student would tell him that he is homosexual.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2019 22:42
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 false god of Drag Queen Story Tme for our children

The false god of Drag Queen Story Tme for our children

The bottom line is that the blurring of distinction is basically an attack on the God of the Bible. It is the dictatorial worship, instead, of the God of Radical Leftism.  Howard Sachs, 16/06/2019 13:37
LGBTQ flag raised in Samaria IDF base

LGBTQ flag raised in Samaria IDF base

'Pride flag' flown at IDF base near Elon Moreh despite IDF order banning flags from army bases.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2019 16:21
DC 'Dyke March' bans Jewish symbols

DC 'Dyke March' bans Jewish symbols

Jewish LGBT marchers told not to display Star of David at pride march in Washington DC.Gary Willig, 06/06/2019 20:38
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
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
Anti-Israel protest held during 'LGBTQ' event in Detroit

Anti-Israel protest held during 'LGBTQ' event in Detroit

Speakers take stage unannounced to lead 13-minute anti-Israel protest, without being interrupted or asked to leave by event organizers.Ben Sales, JTA, 29/01/2019 09:46
Tel Aviv demonstrators: There is only one 'family'

Tel Aviv demonstrators: There is only one 'family'

Dozens protest disintegration of traditional family values, forcing of LGBTQ agenda in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 16/12/2018 21:56
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
LGBTQ flags flown in front of Jerusalem synagogues

LGBTQ flags flown in front of Jerusalem synagogues

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern demands mayor Barkat remove LGBTQ flags in front of historic Great Synagogue and Yeshurun ​​Synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2018 16:46
Technion president: We weren't panicked, we were shocked

Technion president: We weren't panicked, we were shocked

Technion President Prof. Peretz Lavie says school is opposed to rabbis' letter condemning LGBTQ activists.Uzi Baruch, 30/07/2018 15:26
Sara Netanyahu: PM supports LGBTQ community

Sara Netanyahu: PM supports LGBTQ community

Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife says she and her husband support struggle of LGBTQ community amid controversy over surrogacy law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/07/2018 12:34
Rabbis slam "terrorism" of LGBTQ organizations

Rabbis slam "terrorism" of LGBTQ organizations

Over 100 rabbis in Israel write letter of support for Jerusalem Chief Rabi for saying children should be raised by normal families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 20:23
Survey: Even right-wing voters support the LGBTQ protests

Survey: Even right-wing voters support the LGBTQ protests

Poll finds Likud would win 30 seats if elections held today, Likud and Jewish Home voters support recent LGBTQ protests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2018 21:33
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
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
Baker can refuse to make custom cake for same-sex wedding

Baker can refuse to make custom cake for same-sex wedding

US Supreme Court says Colorado baker who refused to condone a same-sex wedding not guilty of discrimination.Gary Willig, 04/06/2018 17:57