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The main rabbi in Jerusalem: homosexuality – wild lust to be overcome – Israeli news



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Shlomo Amar

Former Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar on the west wall.
(photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM / JERUSALEM POST)

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Chief Rabbi Sephardi in Jerusalem said that gays can not be religious Jews and homosexuality is called "wild lust that needs to be overcome."

Rabbi Shlomo Amar spoke during the sermon last week. Israeli public television channel Kan.

"There are people who are called believers who have also fallen into this trap," he said according to local media reports. "They are not faithful. It would have been better if they threw out statues and shabbat [observance] and show their true faces. "

Rabin also described homosexuality as a "wild desire that needs to be overcome and can be overcome."

Three groups representing religious LGBTQ Jews – Bat-Col, Havruta and the gay religious community – criticized his comments in a joint statement on Tuesday, according to the Times of Israel.

"Rabbi Amar, with your sharp comments, you invited our families to get us out of our homes and our communities," the organizations said.

Last week, Israeli new Minister of Education, Rafi Peretz, was exposed to fire because he said he supported the therapy for the transformation of gays and that he used the practice to help homosexual youth. Later he returned his remarks and condemned the practice.

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