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World Congress of GLBT Jews

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The World Congress of LGBT Jews, or Keshet Ga’avah, consists of member organizations across six continents and holds conferences and workshops to meet the interests and needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews around the world, and aspires to be the worldwide voice of LGBT Jews.  The Hebrew subtitle Keshet Ga’avah – Rainbow of Pride – […]

Nehirim

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Nehirim (“Lights”) builds community for GLBT Jews, partners, and allies.   Our retreats and other programs celebrate GLBT culture and spirituality, and empower GLBT Jews to become active voices in their home communities.   Through this work, we welcome GLBT Jews into the Jewish community, and in turn, build a more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive Jewish community by incorporating […]

Hebro

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He’bro is the premiere gay jewish promotion events group in New York City.  He’bro produces and promotes gay jewish events and parties throughout the year that attract the cultural and modern urban gay jew.  He’bro believes in gay Jews getting together in public settings to celebrate their cultural and Jewish identities. He’bro welcomes all, especially […]

NUJLS (National Union of Jewish LGBT Students)

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Each year theNUJLS conference features speakers, text study, and workshops on topics such as Judaism and queerness, activism, relationships, ethics, coming out, and politics. NUJLS provides an opportunity for student leaders from universities across North America to build community, network, become re-engaged in Jewish life and practice Jewish forms of spirituality with a queer context. Official […]

A Wider Bridge Selected for Slingshot ’13-14

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For the second consecutive year, A Wider Bridge was named one of North America’s 50 most innovative and inspiring Jewish organizations — honored for our work of engaging LGBT Jews with Israel. Today we are a proud member of the 2013-2014 Slingshot Guide that highlights the best of the thriving Jewish non-profit world. This is […]

A Wider Bridge’s LGBT Trip to Israel

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A Wider Bridge is proud to present: Our 3rd annual LGBT trip to Israel. Join us from October 30 – November 9, 2013 (10 nights) to see Israel as you’ve never seen her before– through a Jewish LGBT lens.  A unique journey through Israel! Register for the trip and find scholarship information here. Co-Sponsors:  Keshet, Nehirim, […]

IDAHO in Israel

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HAVANA is the name the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) takes in Israel. Each year, groups of activists around the country mark the day in various ways, under the impulse of a dedicated team of core IDAHO activists who run the national anti-homophobia HAVANA.org.il website. A range of events were held throughout Israel to […]

The Invisible Men

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Director: Yariv Mozer Year: 2012 Genre: Documentary Language: Hebrew, Arabic Runtime: 70min Official Website STORYLINE “The Invisible Men” portrays the untold story of persecuted gay Palestinians who have run away from their families and are now hiding illegally in Tel Aviv. Louie, 32 years old, has been hiding in Tel Aviv for the past 8 […]

NYC Elected Officials support LGBT CENTER, support Israel and condemn the accusations of “Pinkwashing”

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JOINT STATEMENT BY NYC COUNCIL SPEAKER CHRISTINE C. QUINN, NYS ASSEMBLY MEMBER DEBORAH GLICK, NYS SENATOR BRAD HOYLMAN, AND NYC COUNCIL MEMBER JIMMY VAN BRAMER Re: New LGBT Community Center Space Use Guidelines “We support the new Space Use guidelines, terms and conditions being implemented by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center. Their […]