Annual events in Israel to mark gay pride week, normally culminating in massive parade in Tel Aviv in June
Putin said the US embassy's move to raise the LGBT pride flag "revealed something about the people that work there".
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the celebrations of Pride Month in Israel.
"This evening deals with hope. Our fight always has carried and always will carry a message of hope, even in the darkest times."
Police and the municipality stated that the closure was decided on because of the coronavirus, but Aza Street was the only pedestrian mall set to be closed over the weekend.
“The pride flag represents tolerance, equality and justice,” Yesh Atid-Telem MK Yorai Lahav Hertzanu wrote.
"I agree with Aryeh King that there is no room for impurity in Jerusalem, and therefore call on the mayor to fire him."
The song is an upbeat anthem that celebrates and spotlights the diversity of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and its LGBTQ+ community.
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It is estimated that a Pride parade tourist would spend an average of $245 per day spent in Israel, about 140% more than the average tourist.
The children's book gives children a glimpse into the lives of their parents and the struggle for equal rights.