Under Pressure over Anti-Semitism, Dyke March Loses Legitimacy

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Last Friday, a coalition of LGBTQ, Jewish, and Feminist organizations, leaders and communities mobilized to ensure a safe and welcoming space for Jewish Dykes and allies at the DC Dyke March. Our proudly intersectional voices stood up for LGBTQ equality, both outside the movement and within it. We also stood staunchly against antisemitism and anti-Zionism––and […]

Jewish Groups Come Together to Reject DC Dyke March’s Exclusion of Jews

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A follow-up to our original statement condemning the DC Dyke March’s exclusion of Jewish Pride Flags and Israeli Pride Flags. We deeply regret that the DC Dyke March leadership, when challenged by our diverse coalition of Jewish Dykes and allies to correct course, has chosen instead to double down on their troubling and misguided policy to […]

By Banning Jewish and Israeli Symbols, DC Dyke March Undermines Its Intended Purpose

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Photo via Sarah Stierch/Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY) By Banning the Jewish Pride Flag and Israeli Symbols, DC Dyke March Undermines Its Intended Purpose As a coalition of LGBTQ, Jewish, and feminist organizations, representing dykes, queer women, and allies in Washington and across the country, we come together to strongly condemn the leadership of the DC Dyke March […]

Jews Deserve to Be Included in Progressive Movements!

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Peter Fox, a member of A Wider Bridge’s Young Professionals Network, represented our organization at the #DigiTell18 Social Media Conference in Jerusalem. Leading up to the event, he penned an op ed piece in Israel’s  YNET about the inclusion of Jews in progressive movements. We bring you the piece below. Liberal movements have always been about inclusion […]

Wrapping up 2017: Top Stories of the Year!

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We’ve been reviewing our most notable accomplishments of the past year, and wanted to share them with you. This is a great opportunity to thank all of our supporters, thousands and thousands of you, who visited our website, signed our petitions, ‘liked’ us on social media, and helped us create equality in and for Israel. […]

A Wider Bridge Referenced in Top Stories to Watch in 2018

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In June, AWB’s Midwest Manager, Laurie Grauer along with two other women, were expelled from the Chicago Dyke March for carrying Jewish Pride Flags.  The Dyke March story is mentioned as part of prediction that intersectionality will be big in 2018. Intersectionality, perhaps more than any other facing the Jewish community, has the potential to isolate pro-Israel […]