Pride 2018: A Wider Bridge Celebrates Coast to Coast!

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A Wider Bridge celebrates Pride across the USA! While our official delegation marched with the Zioness Movement and the Israeli Consulate General in NYC, we also proudly represented from coast to coast, and in between. NEW YORK New York Pride Chen Arieli (Chair, The Aguda LGBTQ National Task Force) with Israeli Actor Yuval David (middle) […]

First Time Marching in the Celebrate Israel Parade; Why You Should March Too

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Last year I went to the Celebrate Israel Parade for the first time as a spectator and watched with pride as prominent figures like Chuck Schumer and Bill de Blasio marched down 5th Avenue waving Israeli flags in solidarity with the Jewish community. This year, not only will I march, but I have the added […]

Openly Gay New York City Council Members Lead by Example, Visit Israel on a JCRC Trip

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We thank openly gay New York City Council members Corey Johnson​ and Ritchie Torres​ for visiting Israel last week through a trip organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York​, and applaud their leadership by example. Their visit took place during a milestone week as Israel and the global Jewish community celebrated Israel’s […]

Week Two: The Generation Zahav Tour Continues!

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The A Wider Bridge Generation Zahav tour continues this week on the East Coast! If you’re in Florida, New York or Philadelphia please join us! The AWB Generation Zahav tour is in full swing! The Israeli delegation is comprised of Sara Sweiry and Robin Rosenbaum of Beshela, (the organization for LBTQ Israeli senior women), and Chen Arieli, Chair of the Aguda – […]

Wrapping up 2017: Top Stories of the Year!

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We’ve been reviewing our most notable accomplishments of the past year, and wanted to share them with you. This is a great opportunity to thank all of our supporters, thousands and thousands of you, who visited our website, signed our petitions, ‘liked’ us on social media, and helped us create equality in and for Israel. […]

AWB Presents Generation Zahav: LGBTQ Seniors’ Advocacy and Community in Israel

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A Wider Bridge presents a series of talks across the U. S. featuring Sara Sweiry and Robin Rosenbaum of Beshela, and Chen Areli, the Chairperson of the Aguda (Israel LGBTQ Task Force) EVENT DETAILS AND RSVP CALIFORNIA West Hollywood – Los Angeles Tuesday, January 16 Congregation Kol Ami, 1200 N La Brea Ave 6:30 p.m. […]

A Radical Act of Resistance: Being Queer and Zionist in 2017

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AWB’s Northeast Manager Quentin Hill blogs about being a proud radical, queer Zionist in these troubling times. We are living in troubling times. The political climate is toxic, tensions are rising, and divisions in this country are running deep. Things are even worse for marginalized communities all across the country; racism is stemming from the highest levels […]