Daniel Jonas

Posted Posted in Politics and Activism

Daniel Jonas is the chairperson of ‘Havruta – Religious Gay Man,’ a gay Jewish-observant organization in Israel. Daniel was born and raised in Jerusalem. An observant Jew, married to Uri, Daniel holds an MA degree in Jewish History from Hebrew University. His MA thesis was about the homoerotic aspects of the Sabbatean theology. Jonas first […]

Yaniv Waizman

Posted Posted in Politics and Activism, RESOURCES

Yaniv Weizman is the founder and chair of IGY: Israeli Gay Youth Organization and the founder and co-CEO in the advertising company Teenk. In November 2008, he was elected to the Tel Aviv Municipality as part of the local party Rov Ha’ir, and serves as a consultant to the mayor for LGBT community issues and Tourism […]

Zehorit Sorek

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Zehorit Sorek is a prominent Israeli LGBT activist, Founder of the Pride Minyan group for religious LGBT Israelis and leader of the LGBT caucus of Yesh Atid party. Zehorit Sorek founded the Pride Minyan in Tel Aviv on Yom Kippur 2009, after she felt like she has no place in her native Orthodox synagogue. As […]

Anat Nir

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Anat Nir has been an activist, social entrepreneur and publicist in Israel’s LGBTQ community for over 15 years. At the age of 21, Anat was the initiator and owner of “Makom”, one of the very first lesbian bars in Tel Aviv. During its yearlong activity, her bar became known throughout the community and drew the […]

Michal Eden

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Michal Eden is an Israeli attorney and a leading activist for LGBT rights in Israel. She is a former Tel Aviv City Councilwoman from the Meretz party, a political and social activist who is associated mainly with LGBT and feminist struggles. Eden is a partner in the law firm of Ira Hadar and Michal Eden, […]

Nitzan Horowitz

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Nitzan Horowitz is an Israeli politician and former journalist, and he second openly gay Knesset member in Israeli history. He resides in Tel Aviv with his partner, playwright and director Ido Riklin. Horowitz was born in Rishon LeZion in 1965. He graduated the Tel Aviv University Law School. In his early journalistic career he served as a […]

Shai Doitsh

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Shai Doitsh has been the Chairman of the Aguda, Israeli National LGBT Task Force, since January 1st 2012. Doitsh was born in 1979 and lives in Tel Aviv. Before joining the Aguda, he engaged in marketing and earned his Bachelor degree in Diplomacy Governance and Strategy at Herzliya’s IDC college. Shai has been part of […]