News from Israel

Raz and Yotam’s Wedding Album

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 15, 2017

Raz and Yotam who got married in December 2016 share their wedding album Raz Dauber (30) and… Read more

High School Senior Protests Gay Blood Donation Ban

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 14, 2017

A gay Israeli high school senior was surprised to find that the Ministry of Health regulations prohibit… Read more
THIS SUNDAY IN SAN DIEGO: Israeli LGBTQ activist Sarah Weil and Jerusalem City Councilman and Orthodox Rabbi… Read more

The Fight to Keep IDF Friendly to Women and Gays

Author: Andrew Tobin Published: March 9, 2017

Shahaf Ben-Yakov, a female combat soldier, is part of Pride Blue and White, a new group of… Read more

Tel Aviv and Amsterdam Exchange Ideas

Author: Reut Naggar (translated and edited by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 10, 2017

Deputy Mayor and several city council members from the city of Amsterdam held a meeting Thursday with… Read more

The Rabbi Unfit for Service in Israel

Author: Haaretz Editorial Published: March 9, 2017

Haaretz Editorial: Last summer Rabbi Yigal Levinstein slammed the military for the tolerance it demonstrates toward the… Read more

“I Didn’t Believe That This is How A Gay Person Looks Like”

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: March 9, 2017

Omer Nahmany was interviewed Monday by ILTV.tv about his new project “Pride x2 to Israel” and the… Read more

Sex Change in One Click

Author: Shachar Kahalani (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 9, 2017

Great news for the trans community in Israel! The Ministry of Health announced that as of yesterday… Read more

Transphobic Ad: We Need to Be Proactvie

Author: Oded Yaron (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 9, 2017

Studio C only benefits from the negative buzz around its transphobic ads. We need to reach a… Read more

Israel’s women combat soldiers on frontline of battle for equality

Author: Yuval Ben-David Published: March 7, 2017

As the world marks International Women’s Day, whose theme this year focuses on “women in the changing… Read more