gay marriage

 Hundreds of members of LGBT community protest surrogacy law in Tel Aviv
Jewish Agency to help gay employees with surrogacy costs

The Jewish Agency will become the first state body to help gay couples with surrogacy costs in light of ongoing ineligibility of gay couples for surrogacy in Israel.

Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade
Jewish same-sex couple win lawsuit, twins recognized as U.S. citizens

The couple, an American and an Israeli, were forced to undergo DNA tests that proved that one twin was the son of the American while the other was the son of the Israeli.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/02/2019
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Marriage in protest: Three weddings make a statement to Rabbinate

Same-sex couple says they will marry in DC because no recognizable entity in Israel will acknowledge their marriage

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NYC synagogue stops LGBT wedding announcements following complaint

The synagogue’s clergy do not officiate at same-sex weddings, but the synagogue began including same-sex marriages in its announcements earlier this year.

By BEN SALES/JTA
14/12/2017
National Organization fo Women protest in New York, calling for prosecution of Harvey Weinstein
Candidly speaking: Recent sexual controversies and upheavals

The shock waves triggered by the Harvey Weinstein scandal may well spur reform and create a healthier society.

12/11/2017
An activist waves an LGBT flag near Israel's Knesset building
High Court: Ad can promote Arab and LGBT rights, but not gay marriage

The Association for Civil Rights in Israel petitioned the court in February.

Shas MK Yigal Guetta
Shas MK resigns amid flack over his attendance at wedding of gay nephew

Lapid: “It’s sad that in Israel in 2017 an MK is forced to resign because he participated in the wedding of two people who love each other.”

An activist waves an LGBT flag near Israel's Knesset building
Israeli lawmaker ready to rebel over same-sex adoption flap

“It’s 2017. Move forward,” argues Likud MK Amir Ohana.

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Israeli pop star to gay youth: Don't enlist in IDF

Harel Skaat slams Shaked over gov't opposition to same-sex couples adopting children

17/07/2017
The Supreme Court in Jerusalem hearing a case, August 19, 2015.
Government to oppose same-sex couple adoption reform at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will debate Thursday a petition that seeks to end built-in discrimination in adoption legislation in Israel.

By YUVAL BAGNO/MAARIV
17/07/2017
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