‘You’ll be destroyed’: LGBTQ Israelis receive hate texts allegedly sent by rabbi


Thousands of members of Israel’s LGBTQ community have recently received disturbing hateful text messages, which were allegedly sent by a yeshiva rabbi, police revealed Monday. The Aguda – Israel’s LGBT Task Force has asked the police to launch a criminal investigation after receiving messaged signed by the rabbi, whose name is not allowed for publication. The organization that leads the public struggle of the gay community claimed that thousands of people had received the text, saying, “You are LGBT, and therefore you will be destroyed. You deserve severe punishment, death, and expulsion from the country. Come to the yeshiva to repent, we would love for you to go through a conversion to faith.”

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