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Sunday, April 28 • 11:00am - 12:15pm
Gay Life and the Jewish State: Israel's LGBT Community

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Did you know Israel was one of the first countries in the world that appealed the "Don't ask don't tell" in the military? Did you know that the State of Israel recognize gay marriage even though the law doesn't allow it? Did you know that for many years there's a gay pride parade in Jerusalem? Did you know that Tel Aviv is one of the most popular gay tourist destinations in the world? Join me to hear from first hand about gay life in Israel and the progress made regarding gay rights in Israel.

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Elad Strohmayer

Deputy Consul General in the Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia since August, 2012. Mr. Strohmayer brings to his tour experience as both a diplomat and a Jewish community professional. His previous post was the Deputy Ambassador in the Embassy of Israel in Luanda, Angola.

Sunday April 28, 2013 11:00am - 12:15pm
Room 237