A Wedding in Israel Should be a Happy Occaision

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Journalist Cliff Savren argues that eliminating the Orthodox monopoly on marriage will benefit everyone, including same-sex couples. Yochai Werman and partner Yotam Hacohen hold a symbolic wedding at 2016 Jerusalem Pride The role of religion in the Jewish state was pushed to the margins in some ways when Israel was established. The Zionist movement was […]

Israeli Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Recognize Same Sex Marriage

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Israel’s High Court of Justice rejected on Thursday a petition by the Israeli LGBT Association to recognize same-sex marriage. Justices Elyakim Rubinstein (former deputy to the president), Neal Hendel and Anat Baron rejected the claim made in the petition that according to interpretations of the Basic Law: Human Dignity and Liberty, same-sex marriage should be […]

Support for Same-Sex Marriage/Civil Unions – Record High of 79%!

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47% of Zionist Orthodox Israelis and 65% of voters for the Zionist Orthodox Jewish Home party support the establishment of same-sex marriage or civil unions in Israel. Support for the implementation of marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples in Israel: 79% of the Jewish Israeli public believes that same-sex couples should be permitted to […]

How Britney’s Tel Aviv Concert Ended Up With A Lesbian Marriage Proposal

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It was like a regular Tel Aviv concert. Big artist, exaggerated prices, sound system not-so-great, an hour and a half of songs and an encore. Some of the fun in these concerts are the complaints. But Britney’s concert was no less than amazing. It’s true that she doesn’t dance and just goes onstage when a […]

Gay Marriage Around the World

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The Guardian Nigeria reviews the current status of gay marriage around the world; In the Middle East, Israel leads in terms of respect for homosexual rights. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has softened her opposition to gay marriage, which is legal in about 20 countries around the world, 13 of which are in Europe. Gay Marriage […]

79% of Israelis Back Gay Marriage or Civil Unions

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New survey on eve of Tel Aviv Pride Parade also finds 65% of voters for religious-nationalist Jewish Home party support changes Survey findings published the day before Friday’s Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade showed that an all-time high of 79 percent of Israelis support same-sex marriage or civil unions. The poll commissioned by the Hiddush organization […]

Microsoft Israel Tells Israeli Government “Get On With” Legalizing Gay Marriage

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Microsoft Israel, with the help of Tel Aviv women’s party line BE PROUD, has produced a series of images for the pride events, under the title “Titkadmu” (‘get on with it’), a message to the Israeli government to legalize marriage equality. The goal of the images that are spread across social media and will be […]

First Ever Tel Aviv Gay Marriage Fair

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Israeli LGBT weddings website initiates a first of its kind LGBT-wedding fair in Tel Aviv Photo by Galit Sabag For the first time in Israel, website “Ga’ava B’Chupah” (‘Pride at the Chuppah’) will host a gay marriage fair, where couples will be able to hear about the various possibilities of institutionalizing the relationship, receiving recommendations […]