Launching AWB Impact Grants: Building Capacity for LGBTQ Advocates in Israel!

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The nationwide LGBTQ strike in Israel last month, sparked by a Knesset vote to ban men and gay couples from surrogacy, culminated in an incredibly moving and powerful 100,000-person rally in Rabin Square. The strike’s potency underscores the need to build capacity for Israel’s LGBTQ community organizations. A Wider Bridge (AWB) is proud to announce […]

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 […]

AWB Impact Grant To Fund Trans* Programs in Haifa!

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In 2017, AWB awarded an AWB Impact Grant to the Haifa Communities’ House, a brand-new LGBTQ center located in the heart of an integrated Muslim and Jewish neighborhood. These funds will be used to support trans* communities, especially trans women working in the sex trade industry. Amir Kfir, Chen Gilaad, Arnon Alush (center), Adi Sadaka, Yoav Zaritsky at the […]