Los Angeles News

LA’s LGBT Synagogue Celebrates

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 24, 2017

Los Angeles’ LGBT synagogue Beth Chayim Chadashim marks 45 years of existence this weekend with a special… Read more

Spirit of Inclusion for Transgender Students Prevails

Author: Claudia Boyd-Barrett Published: March 8, 2017

Amid the national debate over transgender rights and the use of school bathrooms, a number of local… Read more

Tel Aviv’s mini-burgers Come to OC

Author: Nancy Luna Published: February 16, 2017

Internationally known mini-burger chain, Burgerim, is opening its first Orange County outlet later this year in Orange… Read more

Modern Orthodoxy and LGBT Panel in LA

Author: Eitan Arom Published: February 16, 2017

Micha Thau, a senior at Shalhevet High School, spoke at Westwood Village Synagogue on Feb. 8 as… Read more

New Generation of Gay Dads

Author: Yanir Dekel Published: January 31, 2017

Our very own Yanir Dekel launched a page for “the new generation of gay dads,” the first… Read more

Elephant Talk

Author: Juval Porat Published: January 31, 2017

Juval Porat, cantor of LGBT synagogue in Los Angeles Beth Chayim Chadashim, traveled to Thailand to to… Read more

Bill Seeks 3rd Gender Option

Author: Melody Gutierrez Published: January 26, 2017

Gay Jewish California state Senator Scott Wiener proposed a bill to create a third gender option on… Read more

‘Mr. Gaga’ Dances Across the USA

Author: Hannah Brown Published: January 18, 2017

The acclaimed Ohad Naharin documentary, by Tomer Heymann, is ready to take America by storm next month.… Read more

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Author: Congregation Kol Ami Staff Published: January 12, 2017

West Hollywood’s Congregation Kol Ami is once again offering 2 $2500 college/grad school scholarships for LGBTQ Students… Read more

A Nonprofit to Fund Trans Surgeries

Author: Julie Compton Published: December 22, 2016

American Jewish University alumnus Jacob Rostovsky started a nonprofit that subsidizes surgeries and hormones for transgender people.… Read more