Why Do White Supremacists Hate Jews? Because We Can Fight Them

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Danya Ruttenberg, a rabbi-in-residence at Avodah, a Jewish service corps, says that a shift from relative peace for Jews in America to something else can happen so quickly. Particularly in recent years, there has rightfully been increased talk about the ways in which many Ashkenazi Jews in America do have white privilege. Anti-Semitism is again […]

The Fight Continues for LGBT Equality

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Arlene Goldberg, founding member and board member of the Southwest Florida Harmony Chamber of Commerce, joined demonstrators from across the U.S. to participate in the annual Equality March in Washington, D.C: “This is personal for me. No one should experience the fear and anxiety [my late wife] Carol and I endured for so many years.” June […]

Transgender Christian-Arab Model Talleen Abu Hanna: “I’m Lucky To Be An Israeli”

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Talleen Abu Hanna, Miss Trans Star Israel 2016 who embarked on an international successful modeling career, was invited to Washington DC, to speak at the second annual Pride reception held by the Israeli embassy. Read her words here. Talleen Abu Hanna with Ambassador Ron Dermer Thank you. I’m truly excited and honored to be here. […]

WASHINGTON: Jewish Film Fest Offers More Gay Content

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The 27th annual Washington Jewish Film Festival runs at various venues from Wednesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 28. The festival features an LGBT cinema series in partnership with GLOE. Orna Banai in The Women’s Balcony Acclaimed lesbian actress Orna Banai takes part in the Israeli movie “The Women’s Balcony,” that will be screened on […]

US Holocaust Memorial Museum condemns reported persecution of gay men in Chechnya

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The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said it was “deeply concerned” about recent reports that the Chechnyan government is persecuting gay men. RELATED: May 5, Europe’s day of peace , will turn into an international protests in Russian Embassies. Read more “The reports about the targeting of LGBT persons in Chechnya combined with statements from Chechen officials seemingly […]