Israeli Social Services Takes Children Away from Transgender Parents

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They got married, had children, got divorced and then changed their gender. According to testimonies that reached Haaretz newspaper when the custody hearings began, social workers recommended taking the children away from transgender parents. The Welfare Ministry says there’s no guidance on the subject, and perhaps that’s the problem Haaretz has learned of 10 different […]

The American Jewish Community Supports Adoption Equality in Israel

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Nearly 200 Jewish Community Leaders from across America have signed a public letter organized by A Wider Bridge supporting same-sex adoption in Israel. Same Sex Adoption will Strengthen Israeli Society In response to the growing controversy in Israel regarding adoption by same-sex couples, A Wider Bridge has organized the attached public letter. We are proud that […]

Thousands Protest For Equality in Tel Aviv Over Gay Adoption

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Thousands of people participate in LGBT demonstration against state’s ban on adoption by same-sex couples. ‘We will go out into the streets and disrupt everyday life until there is full equality for LGBT families in Israel,’ said LGBT Task Force CEO. UPDATE: Ten protesters were arrested for questioning during a demonstration that took place on […]

State of Israel Couldn’t Care Less About Gays

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The state’s objection to same-sex adoptions comes as no surprise. As part of the animosity and discrimination against homosexuals and lesbians in Israel, it reveals the simple truth: The state can’t stand the idea of gay people having a family in Israel. The state’s shameful response to the High Court of Justice on adoption by same-sex […]

Israel’s government opposes adoption by same-sex couples, so gay celebrities are speaking out

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Led by some gay celebrities, Israel’s LGBT community and its allies have launched a campaign against the government’s declared position, earning widespread public support. The Israeli media have been filled with criticism of the country’s right-wing leadership alongside accounts of loving same-sex parenting. Singer Ohad Hitman and his family. On Sunday, the government came out […]