Trip to Germany A Reminder of Our Duty to Speak for the Voiceless

Posted Posted in NEWS, San Francisco News, VIEWS, Views From North America

A recent trip to Germany made queer Jewish woman Becca Israel more understanding of her Jewish responsibility. The week after Thanksgiving, I had the privilege to be a participant on the Germany Close Up trip. The program gives American Jewish students and young professionals the opportunity to see and experience modern Germany and to better […]

Colorful life of influential artist in ‘Rainbow Logic’

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Seth Eisen, a Bay Area-based teacher, choreographer and chronicler of LGBT artists, has created “Rainbow Logic,” a performance piece that tells the story of the late gay Jewish artist Remy Charlip The late dancer and artist Remy Charlip was known for his many contributions to the art world, whether writing and illustrating picture books, choreographing […]

In The End, We’re All One Big Family

Posted Posted in NEWS, News from Israel, San Francisco News

Israeli gay activist Gal Alperovitch rediscovered Judaism during his visit to Congregation Sha’ar Zahav while traveling in San Francisco At a time when we are divided into religious against secular and good against evil, I found myself in an LGBT synagogue on the streets of San Francisco. I’ve always seen the LGBT community as somewhat distant […]

Maavarim: SF Community Reception

Posted Posted in EVENTS, NEWS, Past Events, San Francisco News

AWB is thrilled to announced our groundbreaking U.S. tour with leaders from the Israel’s transgender community, featuring Elisha Alexander, Ma’avarim Executive Director, and Adi, Amy and Alan, Transgender Israeli Young Leaders. Sunday, August 21 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Wine & hors d’oeuvres provided. Home of Arthur Slepian *Address provided upon RSVP Ma’avarim US Delegation will feature Executive Director Elisha Alexander, […]