Dining as a Political Act; Voting with Our Dollars

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AWB’s Digital Media Manager Ronit Bezalel blogs about supporting the lesbian owned R&R DineR restaurant in Jerusalem, which is under daily attack from homophobic ultra-religious Orthodox neighbors. When I heard about the threats and violence aimed at the lesbian owners of Jerusalem’s newly opened R&R DineR, I knew I had to support their business. I’ve been […]

Haredim Vandalize Non-Kosher Diner Owned By A Lesbian Couple

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In Jerusalem, lesbian life partners Reut Cohen and Romina Gonzalez have faced threats and property damage from local ultra-Orthodox residents who are trying to shut down their restaurant. Photo credit: Emil Salman Even before the R&R Diner opened in downtown Jerusalem a month ago, the threats had already begun. “We will burn you down!” and “You […]

LGBTQ Issues in Israel

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The New Israel Fund, Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC), Congregation Kol Ami, JQ International, and A Wider Bridge invite you to join us for a conversation with the New Israel Fund law fellows moderated by Rabbi Eleanor Steinman, about LGBTQ Issues in Israel: Jewish and Arab Perspectives Monday, May 12, 2014 7pm Reception, 7:30pm Program RSVP Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) […]