A Bridge Between Israeli and American LGBTQ Communities

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LGBTQ activists from Haifa will share their reflections on their movement’s progress and talk about their new Communities’ House for Pride and Tolerance this weekend in Boston. The tagline for A Wider Bridge (AWB) conveys its mission concisely: Equality in Israel, Equality for Israel. That goal is being successfully realized through AWB’s Impact Delegations. Each year AWB […]

‘Haifa Spirit’ Celebrated at the Haifa Queer History Festival

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Haifa is an Israeli city known for its activism, feminism, and plurality. This “Haifa Spirit” has trickled down to the LGBTQ community, and is now being celebrated through the 1st Annual Haifa Queer History Festival. Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and Yoav Zaritsky Two years ago, three friends in Haifa’s LGBTQ community, Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and […]

LGBTQ Haifa History Project Successfully Meets Crowdfunding Goals!

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After two months of a busy and exciting crowdfunding campaign, Haifa’s LGBTQ History project raised 51,000 NIS (over $14,500) thanks to nearly 500 supporters! Funds will help the organizers document Haifa’s queer history, open a digital archive, and produce a documentary film.   Adi Sadaka (middle) with Yoav Zaritsky and Dotan Brom, Co-leaders of the LGBTQ History […]

Lesbian Activist Adi Sadaka: Documenting Haifa’s LGBTQ History

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Lesbian activist Adi Sadaka talks about why she loves the Haifa LGBTQ community, and her work with Haifa’s LGBTQ History project. Adi Sadaka (middle) with Yoav Zaritsky and Dotan Brom, Co-leaders of the LGBTQ History Project In February, after years of local struggle, Haifa’s very first LGBT Center – the Communities Home – was opened. I […]