VIEWS

We Must Speak Louder Than Ever Against BDS

Author: Assaf Weiss Published: March 5, 2017

Assaf Weiss, a Graduate Student at Columbia Law School,  says we must protect American campuses from the… Read more

The Jewish Community’s Obligation to Trans Youth

Author: Joy Ladin Published: March 1, 2017

On March 1st, Keshet launched Kavod Achshav | For the Sake of Dignity: A Campaign for Trans… Read more

It’s a Social Thing, Not Political

Author: Omer Nahmany (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: March 2, 2017

Blue and White Pride‘s new project “Pride x2 to Israel” has been criticized during its opening event… Read more

An Aspiring Singer’s Coming Out Story

Author: Noy Roitenberg (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: February 28, 2017

When she first posted her song on Israeli music and art website “First Stage,” she recieved comments… Read more

Protect Transgender Children

Author: Robbie Medwed Published: February 23, 2017

Atlanta-based educator, activist and writer Robbie Medwed reminds us that according to Judaism, when someone’s life is… Read more

What if a two-state solution could be achieved tomorrow?

Author: Alexander J. Apfel Published: February 22, 2017

Op-ed: Any signed peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians would prove inadequate for the global movements… Read more

Anti-Semitism Is the New Social Justice

Author: Nadiya Al-Noor Published: February 22, 2017

Young Muslim interfaith queer activist Nadiya Al-Noor calls on Jewish students to be proactive in campuses and… Read more

“At 52 I Fell in Love With A Woman”

Author: Sari Shine (translated and edited by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: February 21, 2017

At the age of 52, with a husband and two grown children, Naama suddenly fell in love… Read more

A Joy-filled Farewell for Ellen Frank

Author: Tom Sandborn Published: February 18, 2017

Ellen Frank, self-described ‘Jewish lesbian feminist mother, grandmother and activist,’ passed away in Vancouver Jan. 30. On… Read more

“My Palestinian pride is not measured by your hatred of Israel”

Author: Walid Issa Published: February 14, 2017

Walid Issa, a senior associate at Solomon Strategies Group and a board member of several nonprofit organizations… Read more