Yeshiva blesses gay couple by mistake

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Israeli religious academy congratulates a former student on his engagement, but later retracts the warm wishes An Israeli religious institution accidentally extended a hearty mazel tov to a gay couple on their nuptials this week, apparently confused by the unisex nature of one of the grooms’ names. The national-religious Ma’ale Gilboa yeshiva quickly rescinded the […]

Coming Out Kosher?

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As Israel’s attitude toward homosexuality shifts, Orthodox Jews are figuring out how to marry their religious beliefs with their sexuality, and they’re marching in pride When the Tel Aviv Gay Pride Parade started rolling through the city’s streets on Friday, somewhere between the huge trucks carrying glimmering bodies and revelers in colorful outfits was a […]