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2014 Speaking Events

USA 2014 Speaking Events

September 17th, A Wider Bridge Event in San Francisco, California

“Happiness can be achieved only when you are yourself,” Katz said Sept. 17 at Congregation Sherith Israel in San Francisco. The talk was hosted by A Wider Bridge, an S.F.-based nonprofit that works to build bridges between the LGBT communities of the U.S. and Israel.


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September 13th, Kol Shofar Shabbat Service, in Tiburon, California


September 3rd, Keshet Event in Boston, MA

Jayne Guberman, a founding member and mentor for the Keshet Parent & Family Connection, moderated a conversation with Ayala about their shared experience parenting LGBTQ children, Ayala’s fierce LGBTQ rights activism in response to her son Nir’s tragic death, and the strength she and her family draw from one another.

Israel 2014 Speaking Events

August 15th, Nir Katz Center "Hate Crimes in Israel" conference

Tel Aviv Gay Center


July 30th, Youth Movements Remember

5 years to the Bar Noar Hate Crime, Tel Aviv Gay Center

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