Counting down the biggest stories of 2016 on our website.
In July, Six brave gay orthodox Jewish Israeli men agreed to share their coming out stories in order to demonstrate to young gay orthodox Jews that they are not alone. One of the six was Daniel Jonas (picture above), who said that coming out brought him closer to G-d. Daniel is scheduled to make a series of talks on Judaism and sexual identity in the U.S. in January 2017. The other five men are Yaakov, Elior, Harel, Uria, and Dan. Read their stories below: