Free at last: For the second time in as many months, a high profile rape case has fallen apart, leading to questions, soul searching, and joy among some. A number of outlets report that the woman decided to try to get revenge after she was annoyed at being filmed having sex with some of the Israelis. The turning of the screw: There are also disputes as to how the case turned so suddenly.
Although same-sex marriages are not performed in the country, Israel recognizes same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation was prohibited in Same-sex couples are allowed to jointly adopt after a court decision inwhile previously allowing stepchild adoptions and limited co-guardianship rights for non-biological parents.
Updated August 18, In a grungy part of Israel's commercial capital, Tel Aviv, a small sign in a shop window promises customers "kosher sex" — as well as designer denim if they would prefer the latter's name on their credit card statements. It does not look like a typical sex shop, with a small range of products on display without packaging or any erotic pictures.
CANBERRA — Australia's prime minister said on Wednesday he will raise with Israel's next administration the need for a quick resolution to a 5-year-old extradition battle over an Israeli educator accused of child sex abuse at an Australian school. The year-old fled to Israel in after the allegations emerged. After more than 60 Israeli court hearings, we seem to be no closer to having Malka Leifer extradited.
A columnist who penned an article accusing Israelis of having a lax attitude toward crimes of a sexual nature was accused on Saturday of himself sexually assaulting a fellow journalist. Haaretz journalist Hadar Kane publicized Saturday a series of text messaged from in which she confronted Dror Feuer over his unwanted advances on her, and in which he apologized. The text messages resurfaced after Feuer on Friday published a column in the Globes financial daily saying allegations of Israeli teens carrying out a gang rape against a tourist in Cyrprus should not have come as a shock, as sexual misconduct is rampant in Israel.
Same-sex marriage is not legal in Israel. The Israeli Government has registered same-sex marriages performed abroad for some purposes since However, marriages performed in Israel are only available from one of the 15 religious marriage courts recognized by the state, none of which permit same-sex marriage under their respective auspices.
Government survey includes worrying recommendation that kids be taught progressive sexual values in school. A new study has found that young Israeli boys are accessing pornography at a younger age than ever before. For most, it is already during their primary school years.
Posted September 23, A court in Israel has further delayed the extradition of a former Melbourne school principal accused of sexually assaulting her pupils. The Jerusalem District Court has ordered an expert panel of psychiatrists to assess Malka Leifer to see if she is mentally fit to be extradited to Australia.