Curious About our LGBTQ Leadership Missions to Israel?

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Want to know more about our AWB Leadership Missions to Israel? Check out this amazing video produced by Rom Ozeri of Ellesia Films, featuring some of our incredible alumni from the Fall 2018 Trip. LGBTQ Leadership Missions to Israel A Wider Bridge’s unique Leadership Missions bring together an incredible and diverse group of leaders – […]

‘Death to LGBT’ Scrawled on Tel Aviv Holocaust Memorial

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The words “Death to LGBT” were found scrawled on a monument in Tel Aviv that commemorates members of the community who were persecuted by the Nazi regime for their sexual orientation and gender identity. Passersby discovered the graffiti on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the monument in Meir Park where the LGBTQ community center is […]

A Wider Bridge’s 2018 Fall LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel

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A Wider Bridge’s 10th LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel has begun! Twenty LGBTQ community leaders and personalities join A Wider Bridge staff on a 10-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. On this first day, we visited the memorial to the members of the LGBTQ community who were persecuted and murdered […]

Postcard From Jerusalem: The Fight for LGBTQ Equality in Israel

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As a progressive, I’m often questioned about why I support Israel. And as a state representative, I’m told it’s not my area and I should stay out of this thorny issue. However, with the recent passing of Sen. John McCain, I’m reminded of two lessons: First, you can have your feet planted at home with […]

A Place Where Being Jewish Isn’t a Source of Fear

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Professor Gabriel Gomez joined the 2018 AWB LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel. Upon returning, he penned this OpEd about his complex family history with Judaism. Despite being curious about Israel, because of some complex personal concerns, I’ve been wary to travel there because a visit could be construed as support for long-standing, Israeli government policies […]

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) […]

2018 LGBTQ Leadership Mission Trip: Words and Pictures

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Twenty-six LGBTQ community leaders and personalities joined A Wider Bridge staff on a 10-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. This powerful trip changes lives, allowing them to go beyond the news headlines and soundbites, and embrace the nuances of this complex country. The trip took participants to the north of […]

A Wider Bridge Joins Tel Aviv’s Largest Pride Ever: Pictures

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The Tel Aviv Pride Parade took place TODAY under the theme: LGBTQ Pioneers. Check out some photos from this extraordinary day.     Look who we ran into at #TelAviv #Pride! It’s @bravoandy!!!! with @jboygb #AWBPride … #Pridemonth #gayboyselfie #gaystagram #gayguy #gay #andycohen #LGBTQ #israel #prideweek A post shared by A Wider Bridge (@awiderbridge) on […]

A Wider Bridge’s LGBTQ Leadership Mission Has Begun!

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A Wider Bridge’s 9th Annual LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel has begun! Twenty-six LGBTQ community leaders and personalities join A Wider Bridge staff on a 10-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. Ready to guide: #AWBPride. A Wider Bridge staff member Sheridan Bahar in Israel! A Wider Bridge engages LGBTQ […]