In this Aug. 31, 2011 photo, Rabbi Arele Harel studies in his home in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Shiloh, near Nablus. Harel is an Israeli rabbi setting up gay men with lesbian women in a bid to give religious homosexuals a chance to have children while remaining observant, as homosexuality is viewed as a sin and a violation of Halacha, or traditional Jewish law. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
September 5, 2011 7:22:29 AM PDT
By TIA GOLDENBERG - Associated Press
SHILO, West Bank - September 5, 2011 --
Rabbi Arele Harel offers an unconventional solution for Orthodox Jewish gay men who want to raise a conventional family: He fixes them up with Orthodox lesbians.