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The World Congress of GLBT Jews: Keshet Ga'avah
August 2017 Newsletter
2017 will mark two nominal firsts for the World Congress: we will hold and sponsor two major international conferences instead of one. We have also launched an ambitious project of publishing a book to leave a legacy for the future generations of LGBT Jews and allies. Read more.

Paris Conference September 8th - 10th, 2017 
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Leaving a Legacy
The importance of a global, LGBTQ Jewish narrative

Publishing a book is leaving a legacy for the next generations. When Frank Giaoui, president of the World Congress of GLBT Jews, contacted me to share his vision and the project, he had launched a project to record the last four decades of the GLBT Jewish world and to bring up questions to the present and future generations, I was in right away. Read more.

Protest in Tel Aviv Against Gay Adoption Policy
By Oded Katzman
When we see photographs of Pride in Tel Aviv, we see a vibrant city in support of the LGBT community. We read how Israel is the Eden of LGBT life in the Middle East. Although it’s easy to see Tel Aviv as a safe haven for LGBT people, it’s important to be aware of the inequalities present in Israel if you’re an LGBT person in terms of starting a family and adopting a child. Read more.

Membership Corner

Click on the images to learn about four member organizations.
Did you hear about our member organization Sha'ar Zahav in San Francisco changing its mission after 40 years? Read about it here.
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