In the wake of an attack on a gay rights group in Tel Aviv, apparently pulled off by a gay teenager, has prompted a local rabbi to claim that gays are just naturally prone to violence. And the “reasoning” behind his accusation is really quite absurd.
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.”
He said he learned that from the “generation of the flood,” which was the first to recognize same-sex marriages, and as a result “the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence.”
Where on earth did anyone get the idea that they were recognizing same-sex marriages during the “generation of the flood”? The Bible says no such thing. Especially since there was no such flood and it’s all a myth. And bear in mind that in Tel Aviv, Haredi wingnuts have committed violent attacks against gay pride events repeatedly. So maybe it’s fundamentalist religion that makes one prone to violence.