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 […]

A Wider Bridge Presents: “When They Go Low, We Go Hai-Fa” Tour

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A Wider Bridge presents a series of talks across the U. S. featuring Arnon Allouche and Adi Sadaka of the Haifa Communities’ House. Come learn how this organization successfully creates a multicultural, pluralistic, feminist space welcome to all. EVENT DETAILS AND RSVP NEW YORK CITY The Center Sunday, March 18 208 W. 13th Street, NYC 6:00 […]

An Israeli City Just Hosted Mideast’s First-ever Queer History Festival (And It’s Not Tel Aviv)

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Tel Aviv may grab all of the headlines and plaudits as a gay mecca, but Haifa is quietly creating its own thriving multicultural, feminist, LGBT+ community. Opening night of the Haifa Queer History Festival. Photo credit: Rami Shllush Where to go to enjoy the best of gay life in Israel? Yes, Tel Aviv – the city […]

‘Haifa Spirit’ Celebrated at the Haifa Queer History Festival

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Haifa is an Israeli city known for its activism, feminism, and plurality. This “Haifa Spirit” has trickled down to the LGBTQ community, and is now being celebrated through the 1st Annual Haifa Queer History Festival. Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and Yoav Zaritsky Two years ago, three friends in Haifa’s LGBTQ community, Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and […]