Thank you for joining UJIA and Keshet UK in learning about the diverse experiences of LGBT+ Israelis as they seek to make their society tolerant and inclusive.
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Zehorit Sorek established the LGBT religious community in Israel. Honoured as a Distinguished Member of the LGBT Community, she works for a project that develops LGBT communities in the periphery in Israel. She is orthodox, lesbian and lives in Tel Aviv with her wife and two children
Elisha Alexander lives in Giva’atayim and has been a trans activist for the past 15 years. Elisha served as the manager of the trans program of the Tel Aviv LGBTQ Centre from 2008-2019, and he is the Founder and Executive Director of Ma’avarim, the Israeli trans community’s NG
Bezawit Mangistu is a 26 year old bisexual Ethiopian woman. She is studying English Literature and Gender Studies at Tel Aviv University. She is the Director of the “Pride Tag” at The Aguda – Israel’s LGBTQ Task Force, and is an activist for the gay Ethiopian community in Israel.
Dalia Fleming is Executive Director of KeshetUK. KeshetUK is an education charity working with Jewish schools, youth and young adult organisations, synagogues and wider communal organisations to create a world where no one is forced to choose between their LGBT+ and Jewish identity