A Wider Bridge Condemns Israeli Police Raid At Gay Sauna During Pride Week

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A Wider Bridge stands with our Israeli partner the Aguda National LGBTQ Task Force in expressing deep concern regarding the recent Israeli Police drug raid on a Tel Aviv gay sauna which occurred during the start of Pride week. Police intimidation tactics included refusing to let patrons dress, videotaping, and disseminating images on social media. […]

‘Death to LGBT’ Scrawled on Tel Aviv Holocaust Memorial

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The words “Death to LGBT” were found scrawled on a monument in Tel Aviv that commemorates members of the community who were persecuted by the Nazi regime for their sexual orientation and gender identity. Passersby discovered the graffiti on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the monument in Meir Park where the LGBTQ community center is […]

The DJ, Producer and Performer Who Pioneered Israel’s LGBT Music Culture

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If one man links Israel’s pop music scene to the LGBT community’s emergence out of the closet, it’s the enigmatic Offer Nissim. Ha’aretz sheds light on one of the most intriguing and secretive figures in Israeli culture. “Offer Nissim embodies the story of the maturing of the LGBT community of Israel in general, both accompanying it and […]

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 […]

A Party of Love: Tel Aviv Celebrates 15th Anniversary of a Gay Nightlife Staple

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Founders of PAG, a renowned Israeli rave, explain how they initiated one of the most radical, colorful and influential Tel Avivian nightlife brands. PAG at Tel Aviv Pride While Tel Aviv’s nightlife has changed unrecognizably in the last two decades, one thing remains stable – the PAG gay club party night, which celebrates its 15th […]

Yair Hochner Steps Down from TLVFest Executive Director Role

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Yair Hochner, founder of the TLVfest, Tel Aviv’s International LGBT Film Festival, who also served as its Executive Director during the festival’s 12 years of existence, announced his retirement from the festival’s management. Yair Hochner Yanir Hochner has steered the festival through some turbulent times due to external pressures. In June 2017, A Wider Bridge […]