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Rabbi Tzvi Tau: Go out to protest today's Jerusalem Pride Parade

Rabbi Tzvi Tau: Go out to protest today's Jerusalem Pride Parade

Rabbi Tau will himself be attending: 4pm at the Chords BridgeArutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 11:51
'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace 'Father' & 'Mother' on Justice Ministry documents

'Parent 1' & 'Parent 2' replace 'Father' & 'Mother' on Justice Ministry documents

Justice Minister says: "These parents & their families are families in all respects."Ido Ben Porat, 01/11/2020 18:32
Arutz Sheva Poll: Religious Zionists' attitude on LGBT rights

Arutz Sheva Poll: Religious Zionists' attitude on LGBT rights

Majority supports integration into society, open to unity, understanding & cooperation but opposes LGBT Rabbis and prayer leadersArutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2020 17:54
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
President Reuven Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

President Reuven Rivlin: 'Being gay not a disease requiring treatment"

President Rivlin chastises Rabbi Dror Aryeh, head of Sderot yeshiva, for attacking comments he made in support of the LGBT community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/07/2020 18:01
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
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
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
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
Where do Israeli parties stand on gay marriage?

Where do Israeli parties stand on gay marriage?

LGBT Task Force asks Israeli parties for their positions on gay marriage and other issues ahead of second 2019 election.Yehonatan Gottleib, 03/09/2019 13:16
Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Israeli Arabs indicted for attempted honor killing of gay teen

Three Arab men charged in connection with stabbing attack on gay Israeli Arab teen in apparent honor killing attempt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/08/2019 09:00
Liberman: I'm opposed to gay parades in haredi areas'

Liberman: I'm opposed to gay parades in haredi areas'

Following the exposure of a video in which Liberman says he's opposed to gay parades, he defends himself from calls of 'homophobe.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/08/2019 18:37
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
Leftists blame Rabbi Peretz for stabbing of LGBTQ teenager

Leftists blame Rabbi Peretz for stabbing of LGBTQ teenager

Although the Arab youth was stabbed by his brother due to his sexual orientation, a Labor MK places the blame on the Education Minister.Arutz Sheva, 27/07/2019 22:09
Jerusalem chief rabbi calls on gays to 'overcome' homosexuality

Jerusalem chief rabbi calls on gays to 'overcome' homosexuality

Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar says homosexual lifestyle incompatible with Judaism, calls on gays to 'overcome their lust.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 24/07/2019 07:36
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
Rights, fights, and equal rights - LGBTQ and the Straight

Rights, fights, and equal rights - LGBTQ and the Straight

We are being forced to reevaluate our attitude on how we should think and judge moral values, this by leaders who have decided they are moral mavens who can dictate to all of us.Rabbi Eli Hecht, 18/07/2019 14:43
'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
Hundreds protest Rafi Peretz's gay conversion therapy comments

Hundreds protest Rafi Peretz's gay conversion therapy comments

Ex-PM Ehud Barak joins LGBT activists at protest against Education Minister Rafi Peretz's support for gay conversion therapy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2019 21:25
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
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
'Netanyahu refuses to commit to LGBT agenda'

'Netanyahu refuses to commit to LGBT agenda'

Representatives of LGBT community disappointed after meeting with PM Netanyahu ends without pledge to raise pro-LGBT legislation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2019 15:42
Crusade of Tears - young people who believe evil does not exist

Crusade of Tears - young people who believe evil does not exist

Another Children's Crusade, this time for peace: how progressives and globalists sell whole generations into slavery. Alexander Maistrovoy , 12/03/2019 10:14
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
Facing the LGBT:  Education and  love

Facing the LGBT: Education and love

Since the Akeida, the binding of Isaac, the Jewish nation has dealt with trials in performing the Divine command – fulfilling the word of God even if it means suffering sorrow and pain.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 06/08/2018 08:01
'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
Why I regret having supported alternative definitions of 'marriage'

Why I regret having supported alternative definitions of 'marriage'

A look at the LGBT liberation movement shows that human rights are not the issue. Rafael Castro, 02/08/2018 07:18
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
Police rabbi in hot water for signing anti-LGBT missive

Police rabbi in hot water for signing anti-LGBT missive

Police says it will discipline Rabbi Yoel Shem-Tov after he affixed signature to letter decrying 'LGBT terrorism'.Tzvi Lev, 29/07/2018 21:24
Glick: Mega LGBT rally was 'insensitive'

Glick: Mega LGBT rally was 'insensitive'

Likud MK infuriated after LGBT community holds massive protest on Tisha B'Av fast, says it would never happen on Holocaust Memorial Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2018 13:14
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
Thousands of LGBT Israelis flood Rabin Square

Thousands of LGBT Israelis flood Rabin Square

Massive evening rally marks end of general strike on Sunday by Israel's LGBT community.Tzvi Lev, 22/07/2018 22:09
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
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
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
Oregon court rules against bakers who refused cake for 'couple'

Oregon court rules against bakers who refused cake for 'couple'

Oregon court rejects couple's claim that forcing creation of wedding cakes for LGBT people violates religious freedom, freedom of speech.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2017 14:28
California: Saying 'he' instead of 'she' is a crime

California: Saying 'he' instead of 'she' is a crime

New California law allows nursing home staff to be fined, jailed, for using wrong gender pronoun when speaking to transgender elderly.Gil Ronen, 13/10/2017 09:00
Op-ed: Extracting ourselves from moral vertigo

Op-ed: Extracting ourselves from moral vertigo

We are taught to honor others and avoid gossip, but when a private act is made public for the sake of legitimizing it, we must speak up.Leah Aharoni, 04/10/2017 14:55
It's not so good growing up with Mom and Mom

It's not so good growing up with Mom and Mom

Millie Fontana speaks about the devastating effects of life as a child of lesbians, how life improved after she met 'sperm donor' father.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2017 09:48
Europe is finished. Nothing can save it now.

Europe is finished. Nothing can save it now.

New video shows how Europe teaches preschool children that gender doesn't exist. Opinion.Gil Ronen, 31/08/2017 09:20
Rabbi Ariel: LGBT people are not 'forced' to sin

Rabbi Ariel: LGBT people are not 'forced' to sin

Leading rabbi says claiming homosexuals are 'forced' into acting the way they do allows criminals to say the same.Chagit Rosenbaum, Besheva, 24/08/2017 11:56
Jewish Home MK: There is LGBT terror and dangerous brainwashing

Jewish Home MK: There is LGBT terror and dangerous brainwashing

MK Bezalel Smotrich slams Education Minister, spokesperson, for trying to appear 'enlightened.'Ido Ben Porat, 18/08/2017 11:28
Supreme Court: Everyone has a right to a surrogate

Supreme Court: Everyone has a right to a surrogate

Ignoring slippery slope of the 'baby trade,' Supreme Court says current surrogacy law is 'discriminatory.' Opinion.Chana Roberts, 03/08/2017 14:37
Rabbi of Tzfat receives death threats

Rabbi of Tzfat receives death threats

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu is sent death threats and experiences harassment after speaking out against LGBT lawsuit 'terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2017 09:06
'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to change, violate beliefs,' condemns LGBT 'terror.'Ido Ben Porat, Chana Roberts, 26/07/2017 10:43
9 arrested as LGBT protest turns violent in Tel Aviv

9 arrested as LGBT protest turns violent in Tel Aviv

Protesters demanding adoption rights for LGBT couples attack police at violent demonstration in Tel Aviv.David Rosenberg, 20/07/2017 23:05
Will Israel subsidize the new anti-AIDS drug?

Will Israel subsidize the new anti-AIDS drug?

Israeli government approves new anti-AIDS drug meant to prevent healthy people - especially homosexuals - from contracting HIV.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2017 13:31
British rabbi's remark on homosexuality causes a stir

British rabbi's remark on homosexuality causes a stir

Can Torah-true rabbis support homosexuality? No, but can they help homosexuals find a place in observant Jewwish society?JTA, 03/07/2017 08:08