Inheritance rights – Nazereth regional court accepts the demand of a homosexual man that he be recognized as the legal heir of his partner who passed away. The court overruled a decision of the district family court, which had ruled that the apartment which was owned by the widower’s late partner, would be a property of the state and not his.

Hoshen, the education department of the Aguda, separates and becomes an independent organization.

The Knesset approves a correction to the rights of sick people law, banning every medical facility or doctor from discriminating against patients based on their sexual orientation. Another change that was approved: the law doubled the punishment for hate crimes against LGBT people.