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 […]

LGBTQ Voter Guide: 2020 World Zionist Congress

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    MEET THE SLATES AND THEIR POSITIONS ON LGBTQ ISSUES ABOUT THE 38TH WORLD ZIONIST CONGRESS ELECTIONS A Wider Bridge (AWB), the pro-Israel LGBTQ organization, is proud to present the first-ever World Zionist Congress voter guide for LGBTQ Jews and our allies! The guide presents the relevant position statements of each of the 15 […]

Rising Antisemitism: Lessons for LGBTQ Americans

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A Wider Bridge’s Executive Director Tyler Gregory penned this op-ed in the Washington Blade in response to the rising anti-Semitism in the US, and in particular, the spate of anti-Semitic incidences in the New York City area during Channukah 2019. Seventy-five years after the liberation of Auschwitz, deadly attacks on Jewish homes, businesses, and places of […]

AWB Stands with McGill Student Against Campus Antisemitism

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Jordyn Wright (Facebook) A Wider Bridge stands in solidarity with McGill University student Jordyn Wright who is being targeted for her Jewish and pro-Israel identities. Jordyn is being pressured to resign as Student Society President should she take a planned trip to Israel with Hillel. This blatant antisemitism echoes McGill’s shameful past and illustrates its […]

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 […]

Under Pressure over Anti-Semitism, Dyke March Loses Legitimacy

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Last Friday, a coalition of LGBTQ, Jewish, and Feminist organizations, leaders and communities mobilized to ensure a safe and welcoming space for Jewish Dykes and allies at the DC Dyke March. Our proudly intersectional voices stood up for LGBTQ equality, both outside the movement and within it. We also stood staunchly against antisemitism and anti-Zionism––and […]

By Banning Jewish and Israeli Symbols, DC Dyke March Undermines Its Intended Purpose

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Photo via Sarah Stierch/Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY) By Banning the Jewish Pride Flag and Israeli Symbols, DC Dyke March Undermines Its Intended Purpose As a coalition of LGBTQ, Jewish, and feminist organizations, representing dykes, queer women, and allies in Washington and across the country, we come together to strongly condemn the leadership of the DC Dyke March […]