An Israeli City Just Hosted Mideast’s First-ever Queer History Festival (And It’s Not Tel Aviv)

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Tel Aviv may grab all of the headlines and plaudits as a gay mecca, but Haifa is quietly creating its own thriving multicultural, feminist, LGBT+ community. Opening night of the Haifa Queer History Festival. Photo credit: Rami Shllush Where to go to enjoy the best of gay life in Israel? Yes, Tel Aviv – the city […]

‘Haifa Spirit’ Celebrated at the Haifa Queer History Festival

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Haifa is an Israeli city known for its activism, feminism, and plurality. This “Haifa Spirit” has trickled down to the LGBTQ community, and is now being celebrated through the 1st Annual Haifa Queer History Festival. Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and Yoav Zaritsky Two years ago, three friends in Haifa’s LGBTQ community, Dotan Bron, Adi Sadaka, and […]

LGBTQ Haifa History Project Successfully Meets Crowdfunding Goals!

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After two months of a busy and exciting crowdfunding campaign, Haifa’s LGBTQ History project raised 51,000 NIS (over $14,500) thanks to nearly 500 supporters! Funds will help the organizers document Haifa’s queer history, open a digital archive, and produce a documentary film.   Adi Sadaka (middle) with Yoav Zaritsky and Dotan Brom, Co-leaders of the LGBTQ History […]