Combating Toxic Culture for Jews at SF State

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A Wider Bridge joins the JCRC of San Francisco in expressing deep concern over the toxic environment at the San Francisco State University for Jewish and pro-Israel students. The S.F.-based Jewish Community Relations Council has launched a letter-writing campaign that aims to pressure San Francisco State University President Leslie Wong to publicly condemn “the harassment […]

Let my people go: Fighting for LGBT Russians

Posted Posted in home views, Jewish LGBTQ News, NEWS, News from America, VIEWS, Views From North America

Inspired by the connection he had made with LGBTQ activists from Israel, Joe Goldman, public affairs and civic engagement manager for San Francisco at the Jewish Community Relations Council and A Wider Bridge LGBTQ Leadership Mission alum, says we all have to do whatever we can to assure security for the LGBT people currently being […]

An Interview with Ilana Kaufman, Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay JCRC

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Ilana Kaufman is a nationally recognized speaker, a Jewish community leader with twenty years of organizational development experience, and a published author of many articles, including, “What It’s Like to Be a Black, Gay, Professional Jew.” Keshet interviewed her about her work for the Jewish Community Relations Council and how the Jewish community can more fully embrace its diversity. Can you describe your […]