NYC: Gay Advisor to Mayor of Tel Aviv, Yaniv Waizman, Speaks About “The Best Gay City”

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He’s in his early 40s, a member of the Tel Aviv City Council, and responsible for all LGBTQ issues in the Tel Aviv Municipality. As a part of the JCC Manhattan’s Israel 2.0 series, we welcome Yaniv Waizman to the JCC stage for a conversation and cocktail party. Waizman also the founder of Israel Gay Youth (IGY), […]

‘Let it B:’ Tel Aviv Reveals Official 2017 Gay Pride Artwork

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Under the title ‘Let it B,’ an illustration of bisexual men and women riding unicorns and bearing the rainbow and bisexual flags is the official illustration of this year’s Tel Aviv Pride parade. The Tel Aviv Municipality launched the advertising language that will accompany the 2017 gay pride events in the city, under this year’s […]

Kahlon announces LGBT funding

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Israel’s Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon announces LGBT funding plan that would identify needs within the LGBT community allocate and, for the first time, specifically dedicate line items for the community in the upcoming budget. Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon met Monday with leaders of the LGBT community and promised to significantly increase the funds transferred to […]

Israeli President Welcomes IGY

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Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin officially welcomes gay youth group to the President’s Residence Wearing white emblazoned-maroon tee-shirts announcing in Hebrew and English across the front: “We are everywhere” a representative group of slightly more than a dozen members Israel Gay Youth was officially received on Wednesday at the President’s Residence by President Reuven Rivlin. Headed by […]