"Eyal Golan's performance with Ofra (a nickname for Offer Nissim) is a kind of punch in the face of those hurt by him."
While acceptance of LGBTQ Jews has grown within some Modern Orthodox communities in recent years, that is far from the norm in most Orthodox communities.
As aspiring LGBTQ leaders work to explore and celebrate their Jewish faith, some feel forced to hide in the closet — and to check their LGBTQ identity when they walk through the door.
"The huge Pride flag is a testament to our strength and power everywhere," said the chairwoman of the Agud-The Association for LGBTQ Equality in Israel.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the decision was made because it could open the door for other challenges to the rule set in place in July
No violent incidents were reported during the event
"They can call it pizza, it will not turn it into pizza. The parade is our brand," said an official in the Tel Aviv Municipality.
The pair, who have been an item for more than three years, became the first openly gay couple to appear in the ESPN "Body Issue" in 2018.
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