American Women and LGBTQ People Are Under Attack. We Must Remain Vigilant.

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2017 Women’s March, New York City A Wider Bridge condemns the continued assault on women’s rights and LGBTQ rights in America. These policies most deeply impact the most marginalized in our communities: low-income, women, transgender people, and people of color, and are clearly rooted in dehumanization and control. The Alabama Senate’s draconian legislation to ban […]

“San Diego is My Hometown.” Reflections from Tyler Gregory

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As a thirteen-year-old b’nai mitzvah at Congregation Beth Israel in San Diego, I had two things on my mind: nailing my torah portion (you bet I did, and with the voice of an angel), and opening envelopes containing checks in multiples of $18 (to be used for savings only, and definitely not for Nintendo 64 […]

New Director of Development and Two Promotions!

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We have some exciting staffing updates! First, please join us in welcoming our newest team member, Daniel R. Reinglass, as our first Director of Development. Daniel comes to A Wider Bridge having most recently served as the Senior Manager of Membership Programs at the country’s largest non-profit theatre, the Roundabout Theatre Company, in New York. A Chicago native, […]

Anti-Semitism Returns to Creating Change

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Dear A Wider Bridge community, I’m saddened to share that the same hurtful anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic presence three years ago at the National LGBTQ Task Force‘s Creating Change conference — in which a protest spiraled out of control outside our reception in Chicago in 2016 — is back in Detroit this weekend, without any accountability or response […]

Martin Luther King Day Reminds Us the Road of Equality Isn’t Yet Done

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Jan. 21 2019,  is a celebration of his life and a reminder that there’s still work to be done in this country for his dream to be fully realized. Besides Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday named after a person. That honor alone […]

Countering Anti-Semitism: Support Manny’s in San Francisco

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You might have heard stories over the past couple weeks about the disturbing intimidation tactics that anti-Israel groups like QUIT (“Queers United against Israeli Terrorism”) are using an attempt to scare away business from Manny’s in San Francisco’s Mission District. The leaders of these fringe elements claim that the owner of Manny’s, A Wider Bridge […]

A Wider Benefit NY 2018 in Photos

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On Thursday, December 6,  A Wider Bridge celebrated 70 years of pride and progress for Israel and LGBTQ Israelis at A Wider Benefit New York!  We honored Champion Ally Ann Lewis and LGBTQ Trailblazer Shlomo Ashkinazy. Our Mistress of Ceremonies was the fabulous Alexis Michelle of RuPaul’s Drag Race. We thank the leadership of co-chairs Amanda Berman, Andy […]

Happy Thanksgiving! Check Out Our Jewish-LGBTQ Holiday Resource!

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A Wider Bridge has compiled a Jewish-LGBTQ resource that is all about Thanksgiving! You are welcome to suggest more stories or send us your  view of Thanksgiving on our Facebook page! Happy Turkey Day! Navigating uncomfortable conversations around the dining room table? Practice first with the “How to Have a Conversation With Your Angry Uncle […]