Annual Report 2020

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We are proud to share with you A Wider Bridge’s 2020 annual report. AWB accomplished a lot  – during a very complicated year – and we have even more to be proud of reflecting on the past years.  Most importantly, we are well-positioned to fight for justice and demand that LGBTQ, Jewish, and pro-Israel voices be heard […]

Statement on Domestic Terror Attack on the United States Capitol

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January 7, 2021 A Wider Bridge(AWB) strongly condemns the domestic terror attack on the United States Capitol Building on January 6. This was an attack on our democratic process and an attempt to derail the peaceful transition of power after a free and fair presidential election. The safety of all Americans depends upon the strength […]

Announcing our New Executive Director

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Dear Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of A Wider Bridge (“AWB”), I am pleased to announce that, after an extensive national search, Ethan Felson has been offered, and has accepted, the position of AWB executive director, succeeding Tyler Gregory. Please see the attached press release. Ethan is a nationally recognized thought leader and community builder who brings 30 years of experience in LGBTQ, […]

Wherever You Go, I’ll Go: Honoring Trailblazing Women through the Story of Ruth

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This year on sundown of Thursday, May 28th, the Jewish Holiday of Shavuot will start and millions will celebrate and commemorate the receiving of the Torah at Mount Sinai (yes, Moses and the Ten Commandments), the beginning of the summer harvest season and the tradition of eating cheesecake and cheese blintzes. Today marks the start […]

Israeli ministry apologizes for asking gay couple ‘Which of you is the mother?’

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Guy Sadak Shoham, 33, and Chai Aviv Shoham, 38, faced an unpleasant surprise after applying for aid from the Ministry of Social Affairs to send their two daughters to preschool. According to Ynet, the government representative stated that “I understand that you are both fathers and understand that you both run a shared household, but […]

Hundreds march against transgender violence in Tel Aviv after teen stabbed

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Nearly 1,000 people marched in Tel Aviv Sunday night, with Ma’avarim – the Israeli trans organization, to denounce violence against Israel’s transgender community, in the wake of a suspected hate crime outside a local LGBTQ center that left a teenager seriously wounded. Under the banner “fighting for our lives,” marchers walked from the Florentine neighborhood […]