chairs, no cooking etc. We fought and canceled it, and that they got a new decision concerning only the closing hour. Although
all the straight pubs in our street are opened all night long, and although, which is fully licensed, we still have to close at midnight.
Bankruptcy Because we are forced to close at midnight, we
have lost 20.000 $ per month, since April 2001
Since the beginning of the terror attacks in Israeli coffee shops at April 2002 we lost 30.000 $ per month.
We are now in a dept of 1 million nis, which equals 200.000 $.
A Financial Crisis As a result: Workers were not paid since April. Suppliers were not paid and are threatening Ilan’s life. The Tax
authorities sewed Ilan Sheinfeld personally. He might be sent to jail. Four banks restricted all the accounts of Café Theo and Ilan Sheinfeld. No credit, no checks, no possibilitiy to open a new account in the next
3 years. Ilan has no money for basic needs.
What Does Homophobia do to a gay business?
Café Theo will be closed or seized by the banks in 15 July 2002. Ilan Sheinfeld will have to declare bankruptcy. Shufra publishing house and Ilan Sheinfeld Public Relations Ltd. will also be closed. All Gay related publishing projects will not be fulfilled.
How Can You Help? Send this Website with the personal letter to your friends within and without the gay community and to gay related funds. Send a protest letter to the Mayor of Tel Aviv: Mr.
Ron Hulday, The Tel Aviv Municipality, Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, Fax: 972-3-5216425.
If you want to donate money to help me re-establish Café Theo and