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 […]

Why is the State of Israel Determined to Fight Lesbian Families?

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Lesbians in Israel who want to adopt children are subject to a series of intrusive and bizarre questions from the state. Leading Israeli LGBTQ activist, attorney Michal Eden, exposes the state’s bias against lesbian families. Recently, we were informed that the state is concerned about trafficking in children from families of lesbian moms. The state […]

Israel Demands That Lesbians Seeking to Adopt Children Declare They Are Not Sex Offenders

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A lack of legislation makes it difficult for lesbian couples seeking to recognize maternal legal status for their shared children, and are often left at the whim of the courts. Photo: Ilan Aysag Nadia Eisner Horesh, a mother of five from Jerusalem, discovered after the birth of her sixth child that she is liable to […]

AWB Presents Generation Zahav: LGBTQ Seniors’ Advocacy and Community in Israel

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A Wider Bridge presents a series of talks across the U. S. featuring Sara Sweiry and Robin Rosenbaum of Beshela, and Chen Areli, the Chairperson of the Aguda (Israel LGBTQ Task Force) EVENT DETAILS AND RSVP CALIFORNIA West Hollywood – Los Angeles Tuesday, January 16 Congregation Kol Ami, 1200 N La Brea Ave 6:30 p.m. […]

Israeli Lesbian Singer-songwriter and Peace Advocate Releases New Single “Home”

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Israeli singer Yael Deckelbaum has just released “Home,” the first official single of The Mothers Ensemble.  Yael created this ensemble following the phenomenal success of “Prayer of the Mothers,” which turned into the anthem of the March of Hope. Yael: “We are on the way. There are 12 women in the ensemble from left and right, secular, […]

Israeli Ministry of Welfare Calls Lesbian Parenting Court Case ‘Child Trafficking’

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LGBTQ activists demonstrated Monday in front of the Tel Aviv District Court, where a hearing was held on the appeal of the Ministry of Social Affairs against a parenting order given to a same-sex couple, claiming that their three-year-old son, who was born through sperm donation, was actually a “child reservation” for the goal of […]

2017 Queer Women’s Mission to Israel Photoblog: Tel Aviv & Jaffa

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Day eight of A Wider Bridge/Olivia’s Queer Mission to Israel began with a tour at Tel Aviv’s LGBTQ Center, in the heart of the city in Gan Meir (Meir Park). The tour included a discussion with leaders of LGBTQ Israeli organizations. At the Gay Center entrance We then visited the storied Arab town of Jaffa […]

2017 Queer Women’s Mission to Israel Photoblog: The North

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Heading north! We spent the past two days in the north of Israel, visiting the beautiful Galilee region, seeing the Sea of Galilee (the Kinneret), riding along the Northern border and peering into Syria. We then visited the vibrant city of Haifa, the third-largest city in Israel. We visited the Golan, overlooking Syria, and learned […]