Homophobic Statements From Israeli Police New Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Rami Brachyahu chosen as the top religious figure in the police despite problematic past statements: Homosexuals ‘not in line with laws of nature’


Much like the IDF’s recently-appointed Chief Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim, the Israel Police’s new chief rabbi Rami Brachyahu’s past is mired by a series of controversial statements against the LGBT community and about women.

One such statement determines that while “We need to demonstrate warm and humane treatment towards homosexuals as private people and as individuals … we cannot allow having in our community couples whose lifestyle is not in line with the laws of nature.”

He also signed a letter of support of religious-Zionist Rabbi Yigal Levinstein, who labeled LGBT persons as “perverts” in a controversial speech.

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