Jerusalem Report

The times they are A-Changin'

Jewish religious attitudes toward homosexuality are slowly shifting. "You have to just love and help. In the final analysis, that's what judaism is all about."

Almost 3,000 people attended Thursday's parade
Photo by: Marc Israel Sellem
The road toward acceptance of gays in the religious Jewish world has been, and continues to be, long and arduous.

Members of the ultra-Orthodox and Orthodox communities frequently express their objections by pointing out that it’s right there in the Torah, in Leviticus 18:22: “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind; it is an abomination.”



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