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Thousands of Teens Protest Education Minister’s Remarks About LGBT Couples

Thousands of high school students held a demonstration Wednesday protesting remarks last week by Education Minister Rafi Peretz in which he appeared to call same-sex marriage unnatural. The students and teachers rallied in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square under the slogan “Demanding Change.” The demonstration was organized by student councils from several high schools, with buses […]

LGBTQ Teachers Threaten Strike Unless ‘Dangerous’ Education Minister Sacked

Thousands of teachers in Israel have signed a petition demanding that Education Minister Rafi Peretz be sacked for openly backing therapy aimed at converting gays to heterosexuality. Peretz, a rabbi who leads the Union of Right-Wing Parties, sparked an uproar after telling Channel 12 in an interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy […]