Gay Pride

Annual events in Israel to mark gay pride week, normally culminating in massive parade in Tel Aviv in June

Putin mocks US embassy for flying rainbow flag

Putin said the US embassy's move to raise the LGBT pride flag "revealed something about the people that work there".

By REUTERS
03/07/2020
Pride Month, 2020 style: Celebrating pride under the cloud of coronavirus

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the celebrations of Pride Month in Israel.

By ILANA SHTOTLAND
02/07/2020
The Struggle Continues Pride event in Jerusalem, June 28, 2020
5 years after Banki murder, J'lem LGBTQ community looks forward

"This evening deals with hope. Our fight always has carried and always will carry a message of hope, even in the darkest times."

29/06/2020
Pride banner at the US Embassy building on Agron St. in Jerusalem after it was replaced on June 24
Jerusalem Municipality under fire after Pride event cancelled

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.

28/06/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
MK asks for Knesset to display gay pride flag

“The pride flag represents tolerance, equality and justice,” Yesh Atid-Telem MK Yorai Lahav Hertzanu wrote.

25/06/2020
Pride banner at the US Embassy building on Agron St. in Jerusalem after it was replaced on June 24
LGBTQ+ banner removed from US Embassy building by Jerusalem Municipality

"I agree with Aryeh King that there is no room for impurity in Jerusalem, and therefore call on the mayor to fire him."

24/06/2020
Static and Ben El Tavori and Nasreen Qadri release Habib Albi
Static and Ben El team up with Nasreen Qadri in new Pride anthem

The song is an upbeat anthem that celebrates and spotlights the diversity of Tel Aviv-Jaffa and its LGBTQ+ community.

LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
Israelis prepare for Pride Events in shadow of coronavirus: What to know

Find out when and where Pride events will take place across Israel.

Tel Aviv Pride Parade kicks off, 2019.
How did cancelling LGBTQ+ pride parades impact Israel's economy?

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.

By ILANA SHOTOLAND/MAARIV
20/06/2020
Tel Aviv Pride Parade kicks off, 2019.
Pride Month kicks off with first Hebrew children's book on Pride Parade

The children's book gives children a glimpse into the lives of their parents and the struggle for equal rights.

31/05/2020
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