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 […]
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Students in the northern Arab city of Umm al-Fahm, left school on Monday to protest ongoing violence in their city and in the Arab community in Israel. In the third such demonstration in the city in recent days, students and other community members, including teachers and parents, bore signs protesting the violence and marched on […]
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 […]
An Orthodox girls school in London defended its censorship of references to homosexuals as well as men and women mingling in a textbook, saying it was meant to protect the students from “sexualization.”