The Aguda: The Israeli National LGBTQ Task Force

Aguda-Featured-1The ‘Aguda’, the National Association of LGBTQ in Israel, is Israel’s pioneer lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization. The Aguda is a national grassroots, volunteer-based, nonprofit human-rights organization representing the LGBTQ community. The Aguda promotes and advances new initiatives and cultivate leadership and partnership with all sectors and groups within the community.  The Aguda strives for full equality for gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people. They also aspire to create a public and social climate of acceptance and respect for the LGBTQ community and for its individual members.

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In November 2011, A Wider Bridge welcomed two leaders of The Aguda to the United States, and sponsored several programs in various locations around the country.  You can read about those events here.

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The Agudah’s Executive Director, Shai Deutch, marching with volunteers at the 2013 Gay Pride Parade in Haifa