A Wider Bridge Allows LGBT Jews To Keep Faith

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Robert Boo, Chief Executive Officer at Florida Equality Park’s Pride Center was joined by Zehorit Sorek and Daniel Jonas to talk about Orthodox LGBT life in Israel RELATED: Photos from the event in Florida are now on A Wider Bridge page on Facebook When Daniel Jonas was 15 and struggling with his sexuality he turned […]

9. Orthodox Men Come Out.

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Counting down the biggest stories of 2016 on our website. In July, Six brave gay orthodox Jewish Israeli men agreed to share their coming out stories in order to demonstrate to young gay orthodox Jews that they are not alone. One of the six was Daniel Jonas (picture above), who said that coming out brought […]

‘The Silent Revolution’ in Orthodox Attitude Towards LGBT People

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At the end of Shabbat Israeli Channel 1 news aired an inspiring segment on the process in the religious community with regard to LGBT people. Activists from Havruta and Bat Kol were interviewed and shared stories about their lives as gays and lesbians in their religious communities. RELATED: Havruta and Bat Kol leaders come to […]

Orthodox Rabbis Meet Gay Religious Men

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An unexpected meeting occurred over the weekend between Orthodox rabbis of the Religious Kibbutz Movement and their wives, and members of Havruta, the LGBT religious organization. The two groups were coincidentally staying at the same resort during Shabbat, and formed a spontaneous discussion circle on homosexuality and religion, led by Avicahi, a member of Havruta, […]