The Israeli public is largely sympathetic toward the LGBT community. The state’s opposition to same-sex couples adopting is simply disconnected from reality
- 18 July, 2017 Israeli minister asks that his ministry reexamine policy on adoption by same-sex couples Meanwhile, ministry says that 'we believe that Israeli society still sees such families as abnormal and still doesn’t fully accept them'
- 17 July, 2017 Israel walks back its opposition to same-sex couples adopting children The ministry informed the court on Sunday that it opposes adoption by gay and lesbian couples
- 12 July, 2017 The IDF wanted to investigate a key moment in the Gaza war. Netanyahu said no Massive firepower was used on 'Black Friday' in 2014, when the Israeli army killed dozens of Palestinians trying to prevent the abduction of a soldier
- 25 July, 2017 North American Jewish leaders urge adoption rights for same-sex couples in Israel 'Israel and the Jewish people will be better off' if existing discriminatory practices are lifted, assert signatories of letter sent to Israeli ministers
- 6 June, 2017 Israel promises Russia: Same-sex Israeli couples won’t be allowed to adopt Russian children Russia is the main destination for Israelis seeking international adoption, but doesn't recognize same-sex couples and prohibits them from adopting