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Jewish LGBTQ+ youth threatened with murder ahead of concert

It seems the threat is double-sided: On the one hand, these kinds of events are often targeted by homophobes, while on the other hand being targeted by antisemites.

'Outspoken Middle East' platform opens to advance LGBTQ+ rights

An Iranian gay man said "The junior soldiers were shouting we would all be executed tomorrow.”

Ghana parliament begins public hearings on new anti-LGBT+ law

Gay sex is already punishable by prison time in Ghana, the new bill would go much further, criminalizing the promotion and funding of LGBT+ activities and more.

By REUTERS
11/11/2021
THE BEATLES meeting Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at his m

Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ Jewish manager, to be honored with a statue

Epstein lived his life as both a closeted gay man and a Jew, two identities that made life especially difficult in 1960s England.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
09/11/2021

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Minister Nitzan Horowitz, a gay man, donated blood at the Magen David Adom compound in Jerusalem after the ban was repealed.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