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The brouhaha raised by the media in view of Peretz’s statement on assimilation was but a minor precursor to the media steamroller on Peretz’s comments about the LGBT community.
Readers of the Jerusalem Post have their say.
Peretz said on the weekend that he thought conversion therapy is possible and that he had been involved in giving counseling on such issues.
The Sunday protest in Tel Aviv followed reports of a transgender youth in Ashdod who doesn’t attend school after being bullied.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
During a talk with reporters on Thursday, Bolsonaro said that Brazil should avoid being known as a gay destination because "we have families."
An open 'Queer yeshiva' offers knowledge of Talmud for all.
By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
The Kuwaiti regime criminalizes homosexuality under its "debauchery” law. Cross-dressing is also illegal in the Gulf monarchy.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
In the outgoing Knesset, there were two gay MKs: Itzik Shmuli of Labor and Amir Ohana of Likud. They will be joined by new Blue and White MKs Idan Roll, Yorai Lahav Hertzanu and Eitan Ginzburg.
By GIL HOFFMAN
The raunchy rapper, who grew up in an observant family, is ready to take the stage in Tel Aviv for the first time.
By AMY SPIRO
“I hear you,” Netanyahu said at the meeting in his residence in Jerusalem. “I will act for you. I think it’s a humane step to take.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
Shouldn’t our Orthodox communities rush at the opportunity to keep as many Jews engaged in their Judaism? Is this the Torah and this its reward?
By AVRAM MLOTEK
Rabbi Dov Linzer, the school’s president and rosh yeshiva, said the process of denying Daniel Atwood ordination “was not handled well,” but declined to comment on the decision.
By BEN SALES/JTA
Atwood was denied ordination at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, a liberal Orthodox rabbinical seminary in New York City.
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