(YNetNews) While the lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is still coming to terms with recent developments in the Tel Aviv gay center shooting investigation, some are already calling on its members to engage in self-examination.
Rabbi Dr. Ratzon Arusi, rabbi of the central city of Kiryat Ono and a member of the Chief Rabbinate Council, said last week that legitimizing "abnormal" sexual inclinations leads to violence in society. He expressed his hope that the bloodshed at the youth club would lead to what he referred to as "disillusionment" in the community.
In a Torah lesson he gave following the breakthrough in the murder investigation, Rabbi Arusi argued that human and biblical history proved that accepting and containing the phenomenon of "he and he, she and she," as he put it, "breaches all other borders, which opens the door to violence."
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