San Francisco News

In The End, We’re All One Big Family

Author: Gal Alperovitch (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: October 13, 2016

Israeli gay activist Gal Alperovitch rediscovered Judaism during his visit to Congregation Sha’ar Zahav while traveling in… Read more

Building a Dream for Peace

Author: Joe Goldman Published: October 5, 2016

AWB LGBT Mission Alum Joe Goldman, Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Manager at JCRC San Francisco, is… Read more

Sam Goldman is A Leadership Honoree

Author: Robert Nagler Miller Published: September 15, 2016

Sam Goldman was one of three activists recognized at the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund’s annual… Read more

Honoring Rabbi Sydney Mintz

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: September 20, 2016

This weekend, A Wider Bridge honors Rabbi Sydney Mintz, a leading advocate for LGBT rights and a… Read more

Yehuda Poliker Announces 2016 U.S. Tour

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: September 7, 2016

Gay veteran Israeli singer Yehuda Poliker announced a U.S. tour in five cities, beginning October 29, ten… Read more
AWB is thrilled to announced our groundbreaking U.S. tour with leaders from the Israel’s transgender community, featuring … Read more

Head of a Gender Clinic for Youth

Author: Dan Pine Published: July 28, 2016

In its recent edition, San Francisco Jewish magazine talked with Dr. Stephen Rosenthal, 65, Director, UCSF Child… Read more

“Blush” screens in San Franscisco

Author: David Lamble Published: July 21, 2016

Edition # 36 of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival unfolds July 21-Aug. 7 at venues around… Read more

Trans Israeli Man Sets Career in Military

Author: Heather Cassell Published: July 14, 2016

A transgender soldier serving openly in the Israel Defense Forces isn’t new, however, making the military a… Read more

Transgender IDF Solider: Coming Out Was a ‘Fairy Tale’

Author: Dan Pine Published: June 23, 2016

For most transgender people, coming out is a nightmare. For one lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces,… Read more