Countering Anti-Semitism: Support Manny’s in San Francisco

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You might have heard stories over the past couple weeks about the disturbing intimidation tactics that anti-Israel groups like QUIT (“Queers United against Israeli Terrorism”) are using an attempt to scare away business from Manny’s in San Francisco’s Mission District. The leaders of these fringe elements claim that the owner of Manny’s, A Wider Bridge […]

Pride 2018: A Wider Bridge Celebrates Coast to Coast!

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A Wider Bridge celebrates Pride across the USA! While our official delegation marched with the Zioness Movement and the Israeli Consulate General in NYC, we also proudly represented from coast to coast, and in between. NEW YORK New York Pride Chen Arieli (Chair, The Aguda LGBTQ National Task Force) with Israeli Actor Yuval David (middle) […]

Why this LGBT Synagogue is Moving Beyond Its 40-Year Mission

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San Francisco LGBT congregation Sha’ar Zahav marks 40 years, and there’s no intention to toss out its rainbow flags or stop participating in Pride week events. However, recent changes at Sha’ar Zahav epitomize an evolution taking place around the country. At Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco, Rabbi Mychal Copeland leads Shabbat services with a rainbow tallit around […]

Lawsuit Alleges Hostile Environment for Jews on San Francisco State Campus

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A Wider Bridge has been part of the coalition of organizations fighting discrimination against Jewish students and students who care about Israel at San Francisco State University. Students and Jewish community members filed a lawsuit Monday against San Francisco State University and Cal State’s board of trustees, alleging that the San Francisco campus of the […]

San Francisco: Meet Pride Parade’s 70-year-old Jewish Grand Marshal

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Psychotherapist and longtime LGBT activist, Marcy Adelman, was named the Life Achievement Grand Marshal by the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade board of directors, who called her a “pioneer in the field of lesbian and gay aging.” When thousands gather to watch San Francisco’s Pride Parade along Market Street on June 25, they’ll […]

Israeli LGBTQs Aren’t Putting Up With Discrimination in the Startup Nation

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The LGBTech organization was established in order to increase awareness in the business sector in Israel of the needs and feelings of employees from the LGBT community. When Raffi Margaliot, senior vice president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Israel (which will soon be called Micro Focus), was preparing for his first talk with 200 employees […]

A Wider Bridge’s 7th LGBTQ Leadership Mission Begins Today

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A Wider Bridge’s 7th Annual LGBTQ Leadership Mission to Israel kicks off today! Thirty LGBTQ community leaders and personalities join A Wider Bridge staff on a 10-day mission to Israel to experience the country through an LGBTQ lens. Ready to guide #Bridge2Israel2017: A Wider Bridge staff Arthur Slepian, Tyler Gregory and Shani Segev, board member […]