Anti-Israel Events at Columbia’s Queer Awareness Month

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The October programming of Columbia University’s Queer Awareness Month included two anti-Israel events, hosted by Columbia’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). Columbia University thrusts hate and politics into Queer Awareness Month The first was a talk titled “Good Gay/Bad Gay,” scheduled for October 24, and is described on its Facebook page as a look […]

Hebro Celebrates Rooftop Pride

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On Wednesday night, Hebro, the organization for Jewish gay guys in New York City, threw its annual pre-Pride parade happy hour at the Attic Rooftop & Lounge on West 48th Street. A Wider Bridge’s Tyler Gregory (right) with Jayson Littman at Hebro’s annual Pride party. In true Pride fashion, the party started before people began […]

New York’s Biggest Gay Passover Party

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“Sedarlicious” is another one of Hebro’s highly successful annual gay Jewish parties in New York Growing up gay and Jewish is a conflict some remedy easier than others. While strictly forbidden in orthodox communities, the culturally-contemporary Jew can interpret the Torah in a way that allows for both a tight-knit relationship with Adonai and a […]

A Wider Bridge at the White House

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A Wider Bridge was proud to be represented at this year’s White House Hanukkah celebration on December 17. Led by Executive Director Arthur Slepian, our delegation included our Director of Programs and Development Tyler Gregory, Board Member Bruce Maxwell, and lay leaders Chris McCannell, Eric Gallagher, and Danny Wein. A Wider Bridge joined President Obama, […]

Bridging the Gap

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In its latest issue, The Jerusalem Report has published an in-depth article about how groups like Hebro, JQY and “Nice Jewish Boys” are helping gay men to keep in touch with the Jewish community. One nearly nude dancer is Israeli, the other is Egyptian. Both are decorated with Jewish symbols in dark blue body paint […]