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Coming Out Day with Israeli Trans Activist Ofer Erez

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis Street
Portland, Oregon 97209, US (map)

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A Wider Bridge, The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education invite you for a special evening with Israeli LGBTQ activist Ofer Erez. Ofer is the first transgender officer in the Israel Defense Forces and the CEO of the Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance. During his service in the IDF, Erez advocated for gender rights for fellow trans service members and successfully petitioned the IDF to adopt a policy of trans inclusivity. As CEO, Erez leads JOH’s advocacy work and community building, creating a more respectful and inclusive environment for LGBTQ people and allies in Jerusalem.

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