Views on Jewish Life

Trip to Germany A Reminder of Our Duty to Speak for the Voiceless

Author: Becca Israel Published: December 22, 2016

A recent trip to Germany made queer Jewish woman Becca Israel more understanding of her Jewish responsibility.… Read more

We Have Lost Our Spiritual Anchor and Guide

Author: Danny Rich Published: December 21, 2016

Senior rabbi and chief executive of Liberal Judaism, Rabbi Danny Rich, mourns Rabbi Lionel Blue, Britain’s first… Read more

The Rainbow Flag in Shiloh

Author: Eyal Liebermann (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: December 14, 2016

Eyal Liebermann poetically describes a recent Jerusalem group meeting of Orthodox and conservative Jewish LGBT people and… Read more

This Transgender Rabbi Is Standing Up to Ben Shapiro’s Hateful Rhetoric

Author: Becky Silverstein Published: December 7, 2016

Transgender rabbi, a Jewish educator and an advocate for the LGBTQ community, Becky Silverstein strongly disagrees with… Read more

Jewish students are being told what is and isn’t anti-Semitic

Author: Rob Young Published: December 7, 2016

Rob Young, Vice President (Society and Citizenship) at UK’s National Union of Students, thinks that there a… Read more

A Bittersweet Apartment Moving

Author: Elior Eliyahu (translated by Yanir Dekel for A Wider Bridge) Published: November 21, 2016

Without the blessing of his parents, but with care for his personal happiness, Elior Eliyahu, an orthodox… Read more

Reflections from a Rabbi with a Trans Child

Author: Kol Raychaim Published: November 7, 2016

An Orthodox rabbi whose child is transgender expresses his intention that by expanding Torah thoughts we can… Read more

Poland’s True Story

Author: David Sarna Galdi Published: November 3, 2016

When it came to antisemitism, what David Sarna Galdi found in Poland was surprising: he didn’t really… Read more

Being A Zionist Muslim

Author: AWB Chicago Staff Published: November 1, 2016

Muslim LGBTQ activist Nadiya Al-Noor talks about equality, Zionism, and respect between people who disagree about social… Read more

Falsettos Isn’t As Gay As It Once Was

Author: Jesse Oxfeld Published: October 28, 2016

“Falsettos,” a groundbreaking gay musical that opened in a beautiful, emotional revival at the Walter Kerr Theater… Read more