Equality in Israel Means Equality for All

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A Wider Bridge is deeply concerned about Secretary of State Pompeo’s statement regarding West Bank Settlements. We firmly support a two-state solution that both preserves Israel’s future as a Jewish and democratic state, and affords Palestinians a viable pathway to self-determination. We are also disappointed in recent remarks by Prime Minister Netanyahu attacking Arab-Israeli leaders […]

A Wider Bridge Applauds CA-DEM Convention for Rejecting Hate

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A Wider Bridge Mission Alumnus Gabriel Quinto speaking at CA-DEM A Wider Bridge is grateful for California Democratic Party leaders and delegates who, at their recent convention in Long Beach, rejected divisive anti-Israel amendments to the party platform. These amendments would have denied Israel’s existence as a Jewish and Democratic state, and would have endorsed […]

Ministry of Finance Places Israel’s LGBTQ Youth in Jeopardy

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Update: We are happy to report that funds are now being released and that Hoshen and IGY can continue their very important educational programming for LGBTQ youth. We thank LGBTQ Leadership in the Knesset for intervening: Minister of Justice Amir Ohana, Itzik Shmuli, Eitan Ginzburg and Nitzan Horowitz A Wider Bridge is deeply concerned about the draconian measure […]

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 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 […]

Monthly Roundup – August 2019

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Here’s what’s been happening in the intersecting worlds of A Wider Bridge, Israel and the LGBTQ community. A WIDER BRIDGE NEWS 2019-2020 AWB IMPACT GRANTEES Please join us in congratulating our 2019-2020 AWB Impact Grantees. Now in its second year, AWB Impact Grants provide annual funding to LGTBQ advocacy organizations across Israel. WELCOME TO OUR NEW […]

A Wider Bridge Launches 2019-2020 Impact Grants

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Cycle 1: 2019-2018 Grantees >> Cycle 2: 2019-2020 Grantees >> Previous Impact Projects A Wider Bridge Impact Grants are designed to empower LGBTQ organizations in Israel in their effort to expand rights and acceptance within their communities. Through our grants program, we partner with organizations and advocates to change hearts and minds across Israel – […]

AWB Launches Reverse Mission to America: Sept 19-26, 2019

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From September 19-26, A Wider Bridge launched our first-ever LGBTQ Reverse Mission to America, bringing a delegation of the 12 CEOs of Israel’s LGBTQ rights organizations — including many of our grantee organizations — to New York and Washington, DC. Our delegation learned about American LGBTQ, Jewish, and pro-Israel life, building community relationships, meeting diverse organizations, and […]