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Ad in New York Times Touting Israel's Gay Rights Draws 'Pinkwashing' Criticism

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 26
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Executive Director of This World: The Values Network, and Stand With Us have taken out a full page advertisement in The New York Times to praise Israel as a nation that respects the rights of gay citizens.

Michael Lucas: The Polarizing Prince of Porn

CELEBRITIES | By Andy Smith | Oct 28
Activist and porn entrepreneur Michael Lucas, discusses his love for Israel, political controversies, financial success in a tough business, the documentary "Campaign of Hate" and his stance on barebacking in his films and personal life.

Israel OK's Gay Jews to Immigrate With Spouses

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 12
Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses.

Israel Withdraws Most Troops from Gaza

INTERNATIONAL | By Karin Laub and Josef Federman | Aug 3
Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and 60 Israelis dead.

27 Palestinians Killed as Gaza Truce Unravels

INTERNATIONAL | By Ibrahim Barzak and Daniel Estrin | Aug 1
A Palestinian official says Israeli shelling has killed at least 27 Palestinians in southern Gaza as an Israel-Hamas truce unraveled less hours after coming into effect.

Israel Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels

INTERNATIONAL | By Peter Enav and Ibrahim Barzak | Jul 31
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign

Tony Perkins Warns Support of Gay Rights by 'Liberal Jewish Folk' Hurts Israel

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Jul 10
Anti-gay hate group leader Tony Perkins once again tested the waters of "backdoor anti-semitism" last month when during an address to the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America, he took aim at what he called "liberal Jewish folk"

Pride and Progress in the Holy Land

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jul 4
When people think of Israel, images of violent conflict often come to mind. But this is an outdated perception: Things have improved considerably in recent years.

Thousands at Israel Gay Pride Parade, Region’s Biggest

INTERNATIONAL | By Ian Deitch | Jun 13
Shirtless Israeli men, colorfully dressed drag queens and others partied Friday through central Tel Aviv as tens of thousands of people took part in the city’s annual gay pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East.

Israeli Trans Singer in Controversial Video

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 12
A video promoting Tel Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade has been taken offline after the family of a youngster claimed they did not provide consent to participate.

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