Dana International: “The laws have changed, sexual predators will pay for their actions.”

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#MeToo: Following the sexual misconduct allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, American women of all ages and backgrounds shared achingly painful stories of sexual harassment and assault. The growing number of voices inspired women in Israel to come out with their own sexual harassment stories. Transgender Israeli singer Dana International wrote about the growing movement […]

What Can The U.S. And Israel Learn From Each Other About Gender Equality?

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For the past week, a delegation of Israeli women have been in Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, discussing gender equality. Nine Israeli women have been traveling the country as part of a State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program, sponsored locally by the World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana. They’ve met different groups, politicians and […]

PRESS RELEASE: LGBTQ Jews Dismissed from Chicago Dyke March

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A WIDER BRIDGE CONDEMNS THE EXCLUSION OF LGBTQ JEWS AND ALLIES FROM THE CHICAGO DYKE MARCH We are deeply disturbed by the exclusion of A Wider Bridge Midwest Manager Laurie Grauer and her friends from the Chicago Dyke March, an annual event attended by 1,500 queer women and allies in Chicago. Laurie was proud to […]

Not My Feminism

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Who decided that feminism and anti-Zionism should be conjoined and expressed through actions such as support for the Boycott Divestment and Sanction Movement (BDS) movement? Two feminists offer another perspective. Both of us have​ ​years of experience as successful feminist organizers.​ We resist the notion that it is necessary to declare oneself anti-Zionist to be […]