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 […]

Condemning Rabbi Rafi Peretz’s Homophobic Statement 1.10.20

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A Wider Bridge condemns the recent statements made by Israel’s Education Minister Rabbi Rafi Peretz against the LGBTQ community. Rabbi Peretz recently implied that becoming LGBTQ is a result of an unhealthy and unnatural upbringing. He has also endorsed conversion therapy in the past. We stand in support with the LGBTQ Israeli community and with […]

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 […]

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 […]