A Wider Bridge Applauds CA-DEM Convention for Rejecting Hate

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A Wider Bridge Mission Alumnus Gabriel Quinto speaking at CA-DEM A Wider Bridge is grateful for California Democratic Party leaders and delegates who, at their recent convention in Long Beach, rejected divisive anti-Israel amendments to the party platform. These amendments would have denied Israel’s existence as a Jewish and Democratic state, and would have endorsed […]

Countering Anti-Semitism: Support Manny’s in San Francisco

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You might have heard stories over the past couple weeks about the disturbing intimidation tactics that anti-Israel groups like QUIT (“Queers United against Israeli Terrorism”) are using an attempt to scare away business from Manny’s in San Francisco’s Mission District. The leaders of these fringe elements claim that the owner of Manny’s, A Wider Bridge […]

Gay Jewish State Senators Scott Wiener and Mark Leno To Speak at A Wider Brunch

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California State Senator Scott Wiener and Former State Senator Mark Leno will be speaking at A Wider Brunch.  This is a terrific opportunity to hear these two distinguished politicians speak about their work and connections to Israel. Openly gay Jewish politicians Senator Scott Wiener and former senator Mark Leno have long been supportive of Israel and […]

Lawsuit Alleges Hostile Environment for Jews on San Francisco State Campus

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A Wider Bridge has been part of the coalition of organizations fighting discrimination against Jewish students and students who care about Israel at San Francisco State University. Students and Jewish community members filed a lawsuit Monday against San Francisco State University and Cal State’s board of trustees, alleging that the San Francisco campus of the […]

Man Pulls Down Rainbow Flag Outside Lowenthal’s Washington Office

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An unidentified man entered Rep. Alan Lowenthal’s Capitol Hill office Wednesday upset about the display of a gay pride flag and pulled it from its stand outside the office to forcefully and repeatedly step on it, the Long Beach congressman said Thursday. The incident occurred after the man told Lowenthal’s staff that it was “immoral” […]

Feinstein Commits to LGBT Students

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) wrote a letter to DeVos Tuesday asking that she commit to issuing new guidelines for protecting LGBT students . Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) requested that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issue new federal guidance to ensure LGBT students are not discriminated against in school. Feinstein’s letter follows the Trump administration’s decision to […]