NYC: Gay Advisor to Mayor of Tel Aviv, Yaniv Waizman, Speaks About “The Best Gay City”

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He’s in his early 40s, a member of the Tel Aviv City Council, and responsible for all LGBTQ issues in the Tel Aviv Municipality. As a part of the JCC Manhattan’s Israel 2.0 series, we welcome Yaniv Waizman to the JCC stage for a conversation and cocktail party. Waizman also the founder of Israel Gay Youth (IGY), […]

Our Top Eight Achievements of 2017

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A Wider Bridge is sharing our eight greatest achievements of the past year. Modeled after the eight days of Chanukah, we celebrate the miracles of our work and its widespread reach and impact. As we head into 2018, we wish everyone a happy Gregorian calendar New Year! Will you honor our work, and make a recurring, tax-deductible […]

We Can’t Use the ‘Z’ Word! World Jewish Congress and AWB Host Discussion – How Can We Bring Zionism Back into the LGBT Discourse?

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The World Jewish Congress teamed up with A Wider Bridge for a special discussion on the experiences of pro-Israel LGBT activists and tools for bringing Zionism back into the LGBT discourse. Read the WJC’s recap of this important event below. From left: Assaf Weiss, Nadiya al-Noor, Tye Gregory, and Mark Joseph Stern. (c) Shahar Azran […]

In Between: Empowering Tale of Three Palestinian Women Sharing A Flat in Tel Aviv

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Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut feature film In Between is an empowering tale of three Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv, each fighting their own battles for independence and fulfillment. Balancing tragicomic relationship blues with sharp sociopolitical observation, Hamoud’s slyly subversive drama draws us deep into an often hidden world. As the title suggests, these women occupy a […]

Journalist Mark Stern on the Chicago Dyke March Fiasco and Creeping Anti-Semitism

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“There is no reason why LGBTQ people and their allies cannot be proudly Jewish and proudly Zionist. ” Journalist Mark Stern who writes for Slate, will be moderating the panel this Thursday for the LGBTQNZ Pride, Zionism, and Inclusivity in New York. Below, he talks about his reactions to the Dyke March fiasco and creeping […]

New York: LGBTQnZ – Pride, Zionism, & Inclusivity Event on October 26

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As many of us have observed over the past several months, it has become increasingly difficult for supporters of Israel to feel welcome and embraced in LGBTQ, progressive, and social justice circles – including those among us that have been fighting for the civil rights of Israelis and Palestinians alike. Perhaps the most prevalent example […]