Our Honorees

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Jeff Farber, a highly regarded leader in the philanthropic arena, embodies the spirit of tzedek – righteousness.  As CEO of the Koret Foundation, he directs philanthropic initiatives in the San Francisco Bay Area, Israel, and worldwide. Jeff is a champion and ally to the LGBTQ and Jewish communities, and a fervent supporter of a strong and vibrant […]

PROUD B’YACHAD – PROUD TOGETHER | 10th ANNIVERSARY

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Celebrate Five Special Leaders – and A Wider Bridge’s Tenth Anniversary on January 31 at our Virtual Celebration Monday, January 31, 2022 8:00 – 9:00 EST/ 5:00 – 6:00 PST 2022 TZEDEK AWARD: JEFFREY FARBER, CEO of the Koret Foundation 2022 TRAILBLAZER AWARD: TYLER GREGORY, Chief Executive Officer of JCRC of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties […]

Annual Report 2020

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We are proud to share with you A Wider Bridge’s 2020 annual report. AWB accomplished a lot  – during a very complicated year – and we have even more to be proud of reflecting on the past years.  Most importantly, we are well-positioned to fight for justice and demand that LGBTQ, Jewish, and pro-Israel voices be heard […]

Gay son and his mother speak at Tiberias pride about LGBTQ Acceptance

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Avichai Abarbanel, CEO of Havruta (Israel’s Religious Org for Gay Men), and his mom Hadassa Abarbanel speak about love and acceptance at this year’s Tiberias pride. “I’m here because I believe my family is real, that Avichai’s family and the one he will have is real. I’m here because I’m refusing to accept anyone cursing and harming my […]

Trump Administration’s Flag Ban is a Shameless Assault on LGBTQ Visibility

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A Wider Bridge strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision to deny U.S. Embassies across the globe from flying Pride flags during Pride month, breaking a longstanding tradition.   As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and New York City hosts World Pride, the U.S. should be a proud leader in championing LGBTQ rights. Instead, […]