Past Programs

Coming to Chicago: A Wider Bridge presents a talk featuring Zehorit Sorek and Daniel Jonas, leaders of Bat Kol and Havruta, Israeli Religious LGBTQ Organizations. 1/18 Minneapolis Shir Tikvah Synagogue, 1360 West Minnehaha Parkway register 1/19 READ MORE

Join A Wider Bridge and Temple Sholom for a reception recognizing the leadership of Israel’s pioneer LGBT organization: Chen Arieli & Imri Kalmann, Co-Chairs of The Aguda – Israel LGBT Task Force. Wednesday, September 28, READ MORE

Members of the organization Israeli Gay Youth ( IGY ) spoke at Chicago’s Anshe Emet Synagogue Dec. 15 about life for LGBT young people in Israel. IGY operates about 40 social and support groups in READ MORE

A Wider Bridge invites you to meet the leaders of IGY, Israel Gay Youth, in Chicago In a vibrant discussion with Moran Dankner and Zachary Cohen, hear about the work of IGY towards bettering the READ MORE

Hear Rahel Berkovits, lecturer and one of the first FEMALE Orthodox ordained Rabbis, speak on issues of gender, sexuality, traditional Judaism and where those core areas of identity come from in text and lore, and READ MORE

Join A Wider Bridge Chicago, Temple Judea Mizpah, Congregation Or Chadash and other community partners in commemorating transgender individuals who died during the past year. November 15, 2015 at 7:00pm Temple Judea Mizpah This event takes READ MORE

The Chapel Choir and Decani sing sacred Jewish music with Cantor David Berger of KAM Isaiah Israel in an event co-sponsored by A Wider Bridge Chicago Sunday November 8, 2015, 3 pm Rockefeller Memorial Chapel READ MORE

On Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:30 pm, A Wider Bridge joins Moishe House of Rogers Park for a lively discussion on sex and sexuality in literature hosted by the Women & Children First Bookstore. The discussion will feature READ MORE

AWB’s own Laurie Grauer will be on hand to introduce “The Farewell Party” as part of the Chicago Film Fest of Israeli Cinema.  This is a witty, compassionate, dramedey about a group of friends at a Jerusalem READ MORE

A Wider Bridge Presents: The Spicy, Sexy & Queer, Israeli Identity Politics  by Tel Aviv LGBT event producer Anat Nir. Wednesday, October 21 at 12pm University of Chicago Hillel 5715 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL READ MORE