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."

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September 6, 2010 20:24
Almost 3,000 people attended Thursday's parade

Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)

 
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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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