Jerusalem (CNN)An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country’s gay community by suggesting conversion therapy “is possible” and saying he “did it” in the past.
Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy ‘is possible’
Israel’s Channel 12 News asked Education Minister Rafi Peretz, if he believed it was possible to “convert” people who believed they were gay.
“I think it is possible,” he replied. “I have to tell you that I have a very deep understanding of education and I have done this.”