Tag Archives: Israel

Likud Leader Rips Jerusalem Pride, Anti-Gay Protesters Bring Donkeys

“Homosexuality has long ceased to be a sexual deviation, belonging to individuals and their private lives, which no one wants to interfere with.They came out of the closet a long time ago and are now the spearhead of the ‘post-‘ culture. We are dealing with the undermining of the family unit, which is the basic building block of every national …

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Romney: I Won’t Criticize Israel

Think Progress writes: Fresh off of telling the United Kingdom that it wasn’t ready for the Olympics during a tour of London, Romney unsubtly jabbed President Obama in Jerusalem this Sunday for criticizing Israeli policy. Romney suggested that any public criticism of Israel in public would be off-limits in a Romney presidency. Hit the link for examples of the last …

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Romney Places Prayer In Wailing Wall

Garsh, what do you suppose it says?

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Liberty Counsel: Pissed At The Olympics

The Liberty Counsel is furious that the official website for the London Olympics depicts East Jerusalem as “the intended seat of the government of Palestine.” “This is absolute, clear anti-Israel, anti-Jewish bias by the BBC,” he contends. “This is unbelievable that political correctness has gotten into the Olympics. I thought the Olympics were supposed to transcend politics and bring countries …

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Ivri Lider – Congratulations Israel

Openly gay Israeli pop star Ivri Lider, who is half of the popular techno-pop duo the Young Professionals, has released the sarcastically titled Congratulations Israel. You may not understand the language, but the images provide his message. Perhaps someone here can provide a translation of the lyrics. (That’s Lider on the right.)(Tipped by JMG reader Eric)

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$50,000 To Meet Romney In Israel

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London Activists Protest Pinkwashing

At last weekend’s WorldPride event in London, a group of activists waved Palestinian flags near the main event stage. Their slogan: “No pride in Israeli apartheid.”(Tipped by JMG reader Ian)

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Facebook Page Of The Day

I imagine we’ll hear a lot about this in the coming week.

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VIDEO: Israeli Gay Dreams Of Equality

According to a YouTube commenter, the text at the end reads: “There are still dreams that are not legal to fulfill here. How much longer will we dream?”

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At Tel Aviv Pride

This clip comes from a Canadian site whose description says: The Size Doesn’t Matter (SDM) campaign is a cutting-edge social media experience that includes videos, an interactive website and promotional give-aways. Aimed at highlighting the multitude of Israel’s accomplishments and contributions in a new, fun and attractive way, this campaign has quickly become Canada’s most successful of its kind, reaching …

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GOP Group: It’s Time To Bomb Iran

From the war hawks calling themselves the Emergency Committee For Israel, who says it’s well past time to bomb Iran. Buzzfeed has more: The “significant” ad buy will air in New York and Washington DC beginning today, on Sunday political shows, and during weekend sporting events, with additional markets to follow next week, according to the group. The ad comes …

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Another Pinkwashing Controversy

In the spring of 2013, the Center for Gay & Lesbian Studies at City University of New York plans to stage a conference titled “Homonationalism and Pinkwashing.” And that’s got some folks very upset. “This conference is not an academic exercise designed to promote and encourage different points of view on LGBT issues; it is simply a venue to criticize …

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Israeli Paper Reports Photo Was Staged

The Times of Israel has reported that the photo of the two “gay soldiers” posted to the Facebook page of the Israeli Defense Force was staged. The two men are not a couple and one of them isn’t even gay. And both of the them work in the army’s PR division.

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Israel Promotes Gay Soldiers

The above image was posted to the Israel Defense Force’s official Facebook page with this message: “It’s Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally?” (Tipped by JMG reader Benjamin)

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Eliad Cohen For NYC Pride

Not an official event and sans beard…

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This Is Also An Ad For A Pride Party

In Tel Aviv.

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This Is An Ad For A Pride Party

In Tel Aviv. Possibly not work-friendly.(Via JMG reader Eric)

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Gays March In NYC’s Israel Day Parade

For the first time ever, yesterday gay people marched openly in New York City’s Israel Day Parade. “Today for the first time in a long time, we really truly felt like part of the Jewish community,” said Mordechai Levovitz, co-executive director of Jewish Queer Youth, which organized 135 marchers. “It was big first for the LGBT community,” he added. His …

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Gays To March In NYC’s Israel Day Parade

This Sunday LGBT groups will march for the first time ever in New York City’s annual Israel Day Parade. When: Sunday June 3rd, 2pm (Line up at 2pm, March begins 3PM) Where: 54th St between 5th Ave and Madison, Section 11 EWho: The entire Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, Queer and Straight Ally Jewish Community The Israel Day Parade is the …

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Today In Gay Marketing

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