Military Reservists to the State: Fire Homophobic Rabbi

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A group of LGBTQ military reservists have published a letter calling on the Israeli government to fire chief rabbi of the city of Safed, following his extreme homophobic remarks. Or Vaxman Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, chief rabbi of Safed, has referred to the LGBTQ community as “terrorists” and to the community’s struggle as “LGBT terror attacks” […]

Ex-roommate of Facebook founder becomes rabbi in Israel

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Arie Hasit was Mark Zuckerberg’s roommate at Harvard University when Facebook was launched, and now he’s a pro-gay conservative rabbi in Mazkeret Batya, Israel When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was launching a social media revolution 12 years ago, one of his suitemates at Harvard University was pursuing a different status: becoming a rabbi in Israel. […]