A Wider Bridge Stands with the Ethiopian-Israeli Community

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A Wider Bridge stands with the Ethiopian-Israeli community in mourning the heartbreaking loss of Solomon Tekah, an unarmed Ethiopian-Israeli teenager who was shot and killed by an off-duty Israeli police officer this week. As the Israeli police conduct a much-needed comprehensive investigation into this matter, which we hope will shed light on conflicting reports of […]

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, […]

Nearly 600 American, Canadian Rabbis Call for Full LGBTQ Equality and Acceptance in Israel

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2018 Contact: Ronit Bezalel, (773) 217-0381, Ronit@AWiderBridge.org Shannon Craig Straw, (202) 674-5921, scstraw@westendstrategy.com Signatories include Union for Reform Judaism president Rabbi Rick Jacobs and United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism CEO Steve Wernick. NEW YORK – Nearly 600 rabbis representing Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist Jewish communities from across the United States […]