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Shas rabbi: Russians are heretics, Reform destroying Judaism

Rabbi Meir Mazuz, a Shas political leader, said in a weekly sermon that Israelis of Russian origin are heretics and Reform Jews have destroyed Judaism.

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Two rabbis tie the knot in LGBTQ+ conservative Jewish wedding

Rabbi Ariella Rosen and Rabbi Becca Walker tied the knot at the Conservative movement’s camp in Palmer, Massachusetts.

By ALIX WALL/JTA
06/11/2021
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018

Rishon Lezion city councilman: ‘Ban gay teachers, lecturers’

Cohen, from the Haredi religious Shas party, began his letter with complaints about students who were lectured about the concept of same-sex couples joint parenting.

Horowitz donates blood after Israel repeals ban on gay blood donation

Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz, a gay man, donated blood at the Magen David Adom compound in Jerusalem after the ban was repealed.

Tel Aviv to allow unmarried couples to register on municipal database

Registration on the municipal database offers multiple services and perks, such as discounts at the community centers, parking permits for both partners, and discounts on properties.

Israel's top LGBTQ+ advocacy group changes leadership after five years

SOCIAL AFFAIRS: Ohad Hezki reviews five years of building bridges in the LGBTQ community as head of The Aguda.

23/09/2021

Director of LGBT medicine hired for first time in Israel

Sourasky Medical Center announced on Thursday that it had hired a Director of LGBT Medicine for the first time in Israel's history.

Former Knesset MK Marcia Freedman passes away at 83

She was the first known MK to come out as lesbian and the first American-born woman MK, immigrating to Israel in 1969.

23/09/2021

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner have Jewish wedding

Polis announced his marriage to Marlon Reis, with whom he has two children, in social media posts late Wednesday afternoon, just hours before Yom Kippur.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
18/09/2021

Poland's chief rabbi: 'LGBTQ+-free zones is against Halacha'

The laws passed by Poland and Hungary that are seen by some as anti-LGBTQ+ have garnered significant controversy around the world.

03/09/2021
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