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Closed Society: February 13, 2013‎

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Tel Aviv Councilman Benny Babayof, a member of the Shas party, demanded that a video issued by municipality featuring two men holding hands will be revoked. The video was posted on the municipality’s website, various media outlets and social networks.

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February 13th, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Military and Security Forces: December 5, 2012‎

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The Military Rabbinate is refusing to allow Rabbi Ron Yosef, head of the Hod organization which aids Orthodox Jewish homosexuals to give lectures at IDF bases.

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December 5th, 2012 at 10:50 pm

Military and Security Forces: March 1‎‏9‏‎, 2012‎

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The army weekly Bamahane will henceforth have to send its articles to Brig. Gen. Eli Shermeister, the chief education officer, for approval before publication. This follows the publication of an article in the Purim issue about soldiers dressing up as women and performing as drag queens when off duty.

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March 19th, 2012 at 11:11 am