Reverse Mission NY-Israel LGBTQ Symposium: A Day in Photos

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Home >> New York >> Symposium >> Washington On Sunday, September 22nd, A Wider Bridge’s New York-Israel LGBTQ Symposium brought together the LGBTQ, Jewish and pro-Israel communities to discuss our shared challenges and opportunities when advancing equality in Israel. This event was graciously hosted by Out at the J, Marlene-Meyerson JCC in Manhattan and co-sponsored […]

LGBTQ Israeli Leaders in the US: Reverse Mission Recap

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In September 2019, we were thrilled to kick off our first-ever LGBTQ Reverse Mission to America, bringing a delegation of 12 Israeli LGBTQ leaders to the US to learn about American LGBTQ life, Jewish life, social justice, and the political fissures our communities grapple with today. Please check out our Reverse Mission highlights: New York Washington […]

A WIDER BRIDGE: NATE SHALEV

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Nate Shalev, Senior Director of Programs and Strategy comes to A Wider Bridge from Lesbians Who Tech & Allies where they served as the director of programs. They have previously worked with organizations like Girls Who Code, Art-Start, iMentor, and others. Nothing brings them more joy than a well-facilitated workshop and they firmly believe in […]

A WIDER BRIDGE: SHLOMO SCHWARTZ

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Shlomo Schwartz, Program Associate, was inspired to dedicate his personal and professional life to community building after spending a year volunteering in the Jewish community of Stockholm, Sweden. This life-changing experience inspired him to dedicate his personal and professional life to community building, Israel engagement, and social justice. Since then, Shlomo has worked for a variety of […]

A Wider Briefing: Israel’s Elections Through an LGBTQ Perspective

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Israel’s national parliamentary elections are on September 17, 2019. A Wider Bridge is carefully watching four major issues affecting the future of our work fighting for LGBTQ Israelis and the US-Israel relationship. We’ve put together an LGBTQ election guide on our website to share the stakes with our community. A Wider Bridge has written this […]

Israel’s Elections Sept 2019

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HOME  >> LGBTQ CANDIDATES >> PRIDE PLATFORM >> COUNTERING EXTREMISM  >> THE DIASPORA ADDRESSING THE GAP BETWEEN THE DIASPORA AND ISRAEL Over the past several months, the widening gap between the Diaspora and Israel has come increasingly into view. A Wider Bridge has weighed in the policies and rhetoric contributing to driving this wedge between us: […]