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image from agudah.israel-live.de
I located this flag (?) at agudah.israel-live.de.
The symbol inside the flag is named Keshet Ga'Hava
(Rainbow of pride). The site belongs to "Agudah
National GLBT Association in Israel". GLBT stand for
"Gay Men, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender".
I don't know if such flag really exist. There was a "pride parade" in Jerusalem a week ago but the only flags shown in the papers were the regular rainbows.
Dov Gutterman, 14 and 24 June 2003
image by Tomislav Todorovic, 6 March 2010
The Spanish newspaper El
Mundo has published on its online edition today a picture of
a gay flag with a white
Star of David in the middle.
Esteban Rivera, 2 August 2009
The flag is also shown on a photo from Getty Images, which was
published on Daylife
website. As can be seen there, it was used at the annual Gay
parade in Jerusalem in June 2009.
Tomislav Todorovic, 6 March 2010
image by Tomislav Todorovic, 6 July 2013
The flag variant with the red stripe at the top was used in New York City, at the New York Pride Parade 2010.
Tomislav Todorović, 6 July 2015
The flag is increasingly being used in Israel with purple at the top. A photo
from Jerusalem Pride 2011 can be found here:
and one from Jerusalem Pride 2015, here:
while the photos from Jerusalem Pride 2016 can be viewed here:
and here: https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/the-pride-parade-what-are-they-proud-of/2019/07/11/
A photo published in 2016, without any information on place and time, but clearly taken in Israel (note the inscriptions in Hebrew on the buildings in background) is available here:
Another photo, published in 2018, but certainly taken earlier (from the text, it is clear that it could not have been taken at Jerusalem Pride 2018, which was yet to take place several days later), can be seen here:
Lastly, a video from Tel Aviv Pride 2016, available here: https://www.pond5.com/stock-footage/item/67418640-jewish-man-yarmulke-kippah-rainbow-flag-tel-aviv-israel displays two flags, one with red and the other with purple stripe at the top, being used jointly, thus revealing the design as another "no right side up" LGBT flag.
Tomislav Todorovic, 1 March 2020
image by Tomislav Todorovic, 5 April 2010
The rainbow flag with the national flag of Israel in canton, which was
used at the Jerusalem gay pride parade on 2009-06-25, is shown
The flag employs different shades of blue for the rainbow stripe and
for the national flag. The shades of rainbow colors are the same as
those on the rainbow flag with white Star of David. The
aspect ratio of the flag is about 3:5 and that of the canton is the
same as that of the stand-alone national flag, its width being half of
the flag width.
Tomislav Todorovic, 5 April 2010
image by Tomislav Todorovic, 16 February 2021
At Jerusalem Pride 2019, a flag was seen which resembled the
Jewish Rainbow Flags used outside Israel but
differed from all of those designs described so far [1, 2]. Here, the blue
stripes were reduced to innermost one-third of their original width, the rest of
their original areas being covered with the rainbow patterns on which violet
occupied the outermost position. The shade of blue (all areas) was lighter than
in the national flag of Israel, as can be verified by comparing with the
national flags as well as the rainbow flags which are visible in the other
photos taken at the same event .
 The Washington Times website: https://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/image/ap_israel_gay_pride_54078jpg
 Siouxland News website: https://siouxlandnews.com/news/nation-world/jerusalem-gay-pride-parade-draws-revelers-police
Tomislav Todorovic, 16 February 2021