VIEWS ON ISRAEL

Why I Decided to Educate Myself About Israel

Author: Mary DeBacker, Urban Planner Published: February 14, 2017

Mary DeBacker decided to join A Wider Bridge’s Mission to Israel in order to educate herself more… Read more

“Tel Aviv Will Be Boring Without You”

Author: Yair Hochner Published: February 8, 2017

Yair Hochner, Creative Director of TLVFest, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival got to know the iconic… Read more

The Woman Who Laid Down on Barbed Wires for the Gay Community

Author: Miki Buganim (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: February 8, 2017

“When I came to Tel Aviv as a frightened, feminine boy, Goldstein was the one who looked… 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

“Pride x2 to Israel”

Author: Omer Nahmany (translated by A Wider Bridge's Staff) Published: January 26, 2017

Following an op-ed of homophobic rabbi Zvi Tau, who incited against women, the LGBT community and non-Jewish… Read more

Bisexual Theme at Pride: Why is it Exciting

Author: Miki Zaidel (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: January 23, 2017

Bisexuality will be the official theme for Israel’s Pride events in 2017, and it’s exciting. Studies show… Read more

The Mother-Father and the Arab Dr.

Author: Stav Ziv (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: January 10, 2017

Lesbian mother Stav Ziv had to fight the Israeli healthcare system in order to be registered as… Read more

We Need An LGBT Supreme Court Justice

Author: Attorney Iris Sheinfeld Published: January 6, 2017

Attorney Iris Sheinfeld calls for appointing an openly LGBT justice in the Israeli supreme court, in order… Read more

If Music Be the Food of Humanity, Play On, Play On

Author: Lynare Robbins Published: January 3, 2017

A Wider Bridge LGBTQ Mission to Israel alumna Lynare Robbins was inspired by a progressive and artistic… Read more

It’s All About Education

Author: Roee Angel (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: December 6, 2016

Roee Angel comes from an Orthodox Jewish family. In a Facebook post he describes the torture he… Read more