Police Demands Israeli Gay Pride Parade Put Up High Fence, Stay Away From Ultra-Orthodox

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The organizers of the Gay Pride Parade in Kfar Saba were stunned by the police’s demand to fence the entire parade route as a condition for holding the parade. These measures are needed to protect the marchers and because “this is a sensitive event that requires a large police deployment,” said the police. The first Gay […]

New York: LGBTQnZ – Pride, Zionism, & Inclusivity Event on October 26

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As many of us have observed over the past several months, it has become increasingly difficult for supporters of Israel to feel welcome and embraced in LGBTQ, progressive, and social justice circles – including those among us that have been fighting for the civil rights of Israelis and Palestinians alike. Perhaps the most prevalent example […]

Hebrew word of the week: Ge’eh

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How do you say “gay” in Hebrew? Like any modern language, Hebrew has to have words that reflect modern-life attitudes and concepts. The English gay, which meant “lighthearted” in previous times, has come to mean “male homosexual.” Many universities have a department for gay studies, usually now known as LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender).* […]