They’re discrediting the assumption “that Jewish men make solid husbands.” The best evidence for Jewish fidelity comes from a 2005 survey commissioned by Durex, the contraceptive company. More than 300,000 respondents—married people who had engaged in sex in the past 12 months—were included in the sample.
Israeli men enjoy one of the world’s highest life expectancies — 80.6 years — second only to San Marino, and much greater than the worldwide average of 68.5 years, according to researchers at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies, who said the age gap could be thanks to athletically grueling, mandatory 32-month service in the Israeli Defense Forces.
” But down two flights of stairs, past a photo exhibition of Israeli drag queens and a poster for a Hebrew version of “Angels in America,” a much livelier conversation is taking place in the Center’s bar.
Through a cloud of cigarette smoke and techno music, a group of activists is talking about what really matters to Israeli gays today: surrogacy.
But it took longer for the IDF to accommodate transgender conscripts.
"You definitely see progress and the most important thing for me is to see that the IDF is actively, actively trying to better itself," Erez says. "I think that one of our main goals in the gender affairs office is to spread the word.