Israeli Religious Leaders Show Gay Intolerance Some Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders in Jerusalem agree on one thing: They don't want gays and lesbians to march in Jerusalem on Nov. 10. Israel's chief Rabbi has called the Gay Pride march "a threat to Israel." Gay activists call the angry reaction a disgrace.
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Israeli Religious Leaders Show Gay Intolerance

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Israeli Religious Leaders Show Gay Intolerance

Israeli Religious Leaders Show Gay Intolerance

Israeli Religious Leaders Show Gay Intolerance

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An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man shouts during a protest outside the Israeli parliament against a gay pride parade scheduled to be held in Jerusalem on Nov. 10. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Some Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders in Jerusalem agree on one thing: They don't want gays and lesbians to march in Jerusalem on Nov. 10.

Israel's chief Rabbi has called the Gay Pride march "a threat to Israel."

A Jerusalem councilwoman said, "The homo-lesbian community is immoral and must be condemned."

And a Muslim leader recently said, "This is the 'Holy Land,' not the homo land."

Gay activists call the angry reaction a disgrace and an affront to religious and social tolerance.