Things I Learned About LGBT People in Israel

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Justin Tindall, International Program Coordinator at It Gets Better, was a part of A Wider Bridge’s 2015 LGBTQ Israel Mission and this week penned an op-ed about what he’s learned Justin Tindall (third from left) at the 40 Years of Pride panel in Tel Aviv, June 2015 If you’ve followed LGBT news this past summer, you couldn’t […]

Gaza no haven for LGBT Palestinians

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A Wider Bridge’s Advisory Board member Chris McCannell just came back from Israel after taking part in Tel Aviv’s first LGBT leadership conference, where he heard Mayor Ed Murray’s speech, and has something to say to those who tried to prevent Mayor Murray’s from attending the conference. The recent opinion editorial “Seattle mayor’s trip highlights […]

Time Out Israel features A Wider Bridge

Posted Posted in 40 Years of Pride, Home Posts, NEWS, News About A Wider Bridge, News from Israel

Arthur Slepian, Founder and Executive Director of A Wider Bridge, a pro-Israel organization that builds bridges between LGBTQ people in North America and Israel welcomed Kristof Joseph Steiner for a chat at Tel Aviv’s Royal Beach Hotel in honor of the first ever international LGBTQ convention in Israel: ’40 Years of Pride’ In his invitation […]

Man, woman & everything in between: Story of a trans Jew

Posted Posted in 40 Years of Pride, NEWS, News from Israel

The theme of Tel Aviv’s Pride Parade this year is transgender rights. So, what does it feel like to question your own gender identity? To find yourself in-between the masculine and the feminine? Surat-Shaan Knan shares his journey of self-discovery and explains where his trans-masculine and liberal Jewish identity intersect. Listen to the segment on […]