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Judaism

  • 23rd February 2012

    Rabbi is Sweden’s ‘straight person of the year’ 10

    Rabbi David Lazar won the award this month

    1:27 PM — A rabbi has won the title of Sweden's 'straight man of the year'. David Lazar is the rabbi for the Jewish community in Stockholm. He was given the Årets Hetero award by the Swedish QX magazine this month.

  • 21st February 2012

    Video: LGBT Jewish group Keshet UK says ‘It Gets Better’ 7

    Keshet UK

    5:20 PM — Keshet UK, the national forum for LGBT Jews, has released an It Gets Better video to tell gay, bi and trans youth struggling with their identities that life does improve.

  • 10th February 2012

    Gay cure columnist ‘denied free speech’ 70

    Gay anger 'proved' they were trying to deny Wachmann free speech (Photo: Katie Tegtmeyer)

    1:20 PM — The columnist behind a piece on 'gay cure' in a regional Jewish newspaper has said the widespread anger at her column shows the gay community is denying her the right to free speech.

  • 9th February 2012

    New York rabbi: Cure gays with chemicals 122

    Rabbi Levin is a well known anti-gay rights activist (Photo: YouTube)

    6:03 PM — A controversial New York rabbi has reacted to an article by someone who attempted reparative therapy by arguing that homosexuality could be tackled with chemical castration. The rabbi claimed Jewish LGBT groups are a 'fifth column' within the Jewish community.

  • 14th December 2009

    Coalition calls on Lords to reject religious exemptions in Equality Bill 12

    The bill will have its second reading in the Lords tomorrow

    12:36 PM — A coalition of liberal religious and social justice groups is calling on the House of Lords to reject religious opt-outs from the Equality Bill. The bill is scheduled for its second reading in the Lords tomorrow.

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