Tel Aviv to hold first ‘Miss Trans Israel’ pageant

Winner will represent Israel at Miss Trans Star International beauty competition in Spain in August Nearly 30 transgender women strutted down the catwalk in skinny jeans, crop tops and stiletto heels at a Tel Aviv club on Thursday, vying for a chance to enter the first “Miss Trans Israel” beauty pageant. Tel Aviv has emerged […]

Religious LGBT Jews come out online

Dozens of observant LGBT Jews have revealed their identities online, along with their sexual orientation, publishing their names and photos in a first-of-its kind campaign. Titled “Our Faces,” the campaign is the work of Bat Kol, an organization of religious gay women, and Havruta, the men’s equivalent, in cooperation with religious groups at the IGY […]

Pink Shirt Day Hero

Okanagan Boys & Girls Clubs A day to help kids and adults become resilient, confident and willing to STAND UP to bullying. Let’s face it – bullying is a problem that goes far beyond a school playground. The Okanagan Boys & Girls Clubs are hosting a breakfast to raise awareness and to empower adults and kids […]

Some kosher (and non-kosher) surprises in Tel Aviv

By: Erik Tryggestad, The Christian Chronicle Hearing a traveller’s perspective of Israel before and then after their first trip – clearly, Israel is full of surprises! Writer for The Christian Chronicle, Erik Tryggestad, wrote about his experience travelling Israel for the first time. He points out that: “a country, a region or a people can’t […]

Small country, plenty of fish

BY: ‪KRISTOF STEINER, WHITE CITY BOY An inside look at online dating in Israel a.k.a Grindr user @whitecityboy If there’s anything good about so many available dating sites and apps, it’s that online dating is no longer considered taboo. Hell yes, it’s annoying when our friends seem to cling to their phones obsessing over potential […]

Tel Aviv, now a smart tourism city

Just a little something extra when you’re touring Tel Aviv Tel Aviv was awarded Smartest City in the World in 2014 and was ranked the #1 startup ecosystem outside of the United States in 2015. In addition, the city was recently ranked as one of the top tourist destinations by Lonely Planet. Nowadays, Tel Aviv […]