What's especially gratifying, apart from the fact that it passed in a country that has laws based on religion, is that such a wide majority voted for it. Only two of the twenty-seven members of the Knesset opposed it; the other twenty-five said "yes".
And Dov Henin, who introduced the bill, said that its purpose is "to protect not only the students in the LGBT community--it is there to protect us all".
I know Israel is only the size of New Jersey and has half the population. Still, I have to ask: If Israel can do it, why can't this country?