If it were just hugs and kisses as the article states, that is very common in the religious community. Men almost always kiss and hug their friends at simchas and there is NO sexual message, rather an expression of joy and friendship. It is only in the secular world that two men kissing in public looks weird. Can we have a clarification of exactly what transpired???
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from the article: The Rabbi Elon case: Sexual abuse in the Zionist Orthodox community