The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews: Keshet Ga’avah consists of around 50 member organizations in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Mexico, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The World Congress holds conferences and workshops representing the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender Jews around the world. The focus of these sessions varies from regional, national, continental, to global.

The Hebrew subtitle Keshet Ga’avah - Rainbow of Pride - emphasizes the importance of Hebrew and of Israel to the World Congress. Click here to contact us, and here to access the list of our member organizations.

Statement of Leaders of LGBT Jewish Synagogues & Organizations In Response to the Attack on the LGBT Youth Center in Tel Aviv on August 1, 2009

New York, NY, August 7, 2009.
On behalf of our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) synagogues and Jewish organizations, we wish to express our deep sadness, outrage, and commitment in the wake of the horrible attack on the "Bar No’ar" LGBT youth drop-in center last week in Tel Aviv.
We are first and foremost saddened by this terrible attack on innocent young people, in a place devoted to their safety and security. Our prayers are with the families of Nir Katz z"l, 26, and Liz (...)

20th World Conference of GLBT Jews - Los Angeles 2010

20th World Conference of GLBT Jews  - Los Angeles 2010

Save the dates: August 13 - 15, 2010
The 20th World Conference of GLBT Jews
Work is well underway for an exciting event next summer: The 20th World Conference of GLBT Jews is to be held in the Los Angeles area August 13-15, 2010. Plans call for our conference to be held at the warm and welcoming Hillel at UCLA, a very modern three-floor building on the east side of the UCLA campus, which can accommodate a large group of 200 or more for services, seminars, and kosher meals. We are also (...)

Events and Vigils arround the World

Friday 7th
Los Angeles, CA - USA - Vigil organized by Youth Today at Los Angeles City Hall South Stairs (200 N Spring St.) from 7 - 8:30 pm.
San Diego, CA - USA - JYPRIDE of San Diego,
The San Diego LGBT Community Center and
United Jewish Federation of San Diego
Invite you to a Community Memorial Service
In Honor of Those Who Were Killed and Injured
At the Tel Aviv GLBT Center Last Saturday
6:15 P.M. @ Kellogg Park, La Jolla Shores
Sunday 9th
Buenos (...)


Shocked but continuing - From the Agudah

FROM: The Aguda - The National Association of GLBT in Israel
These days the Israeli GLBT community is experiencing its most difficult and sad hour. We have just said a heartbreaking goodbye to two young and lovely people. Whilst an additional group of teenagers are still struggling in hospital for their lives, for there identity, for their spirits and for their future.
The Aguda - The national association of GLBT in Israel - has been active for the past 35 years as a focal point for (...)

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