We’ve just returned from a productive AIPAC Policy Conference, where we worked diligently to make sure that LGBTQ issues are included in the pro-Israel dialogue. Executive Director Tyler Gregory spoke on two panels, one LGBTQ focused — and one on progressive politics. We were happy for this opportunity to meet with our supporters and Israeli partners at the largest AIPAC yet!
Please join us in welcoming our newest team member, Daniel R. Reinglass
, as our first Director of Development
. Daniel joins Tyler, Quentin, and Sheridan at our HQ in New York City. Additionally, we’re proud to share two well-deserved promotions: Quentin Hill
is now our first ever National Outreach Director and Sheridan Bahar
is our Operations Manager. Congratulations to all!
Executive Director Tyler Gregory returned to his hometown of San Diego, where he spoke about the work of AWB at Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego.
Western and Midwest States Director Jeroen Vahrmeijer secured the location for our West HollywoodEurovision viewing party, May 18th, at the well-known Revolver Video Bar (save the date!).
Jeroen also attended the Western Business Alliance (WBA) LGBT Economic Summit & Conference, where he built connections and introduced the work of AWB to local and national businesses and entrepreneurs.
National Outreach Director Quentin Hill has been preparing for our Miami Pride Reception with A Wider Bridge and the Consulate General of Miami, to be held April 4th. Additionally, A Wider Bridge will be marching with the Consulate General in Miami Pride on April 7th.
LGBTQ ISRAEL NEWS
INTERNATIONAL TRANS DAY OF VISIBILITY
On March 31, our partner organization Ma’avarim celebrated International Trans Day of Visibility
with an event honoring supportive MKs: Karin Elharar
(Yesh Atid), Yael German
(Yesh Atid), Meirav Ben-Ari
(Kulanu), and Dov Khenin
(Joint List). The event was held at the Ambassador to Canada’s official residence in Tel Aviv. Learn more
POLL FINDS LGBTQ COMMUNITY PREFERS BLUE AND WHITE PARTY
According to a recent poll on the upcoming Israeli elections conducted by our partner The Aguda
, the majority of LGBTQ Israelis prefer the Blue and White party. The Aguda is encouraging members of the community to only vote for parties who are committed to advancing an LGBTQ agenda. Learn more
Want more information on the elections? Read our AWB election guide
which includes quotes from the 9 LGBTQ candidates, party platforms, and more!