Views on Gay Life

“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

Accepting My Own Bisexuality

Author: Rotem Levin (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: February 7, 2017

Rotem Levin, an instructor at IGY’s Beer Sheva branch, shares her personal story and writes about being… 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

Will you accept me as a human being?

Author: Amir Stein (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: January 4, 2016

Amir Stein, a transgender man, is sick of people prying in his private parts and asking intimate… Read more

Being A Gay Kindergarten Teacher

Author: Sahar Avital (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: January 4, 2017

Sahar Avital writes about being a gay kindergarten teacher, and the extra values that the kids receive… Read more

Shining Out

Author: Shloimy Notik Published: December 29, 2016

The menorah on Shloimy Notik’s windowsill is a reminder of how far he’s come as a proud,… Read more

The Importance of LGBT Role Models

Author: Meka Beresford Published: December 25, 2016

Gay Jewish Australian pop star Troye Sivan has an important message of love for young LGBT people… Read more

Gender-Suppression in Modern Society

Author: Imry Zagury (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: December 20, 2016

Imry Zagury, an instructor at IGY, “comes out” as a figure skating child-star who quit the sport… Read more

Three weeks in Israel and I go blond and gay

Author: Elon Gold Published: December 14, 2016

Actor Elon Gold is an observant Jew who plays a gay dad in the web series “Bar… Read more

The Gay Rabbi and My Mother’s Funeral

Author: Dr. Michael Brown Published: November 29, 2016

Conservative Messianic Jewish radio host Dr. Michael Brown organized an interfaith funeral for his mother, and invited… Read more