Rainbow Jews & Human Rights: WOGA Outgames Antwerp 2013

Antwerp panel2Rainbow Jews project manager Surat Rathgeber Knan gave a well-received presentation about ‘The role of progressives in a diverse changing society’ at the Human Rights Conference FROM SAFE HARBOURS TO EQUALITY – A CHANGING LGBT WORLD: TRANSITIONS AND MIGRATIONS 

The event was part of the World Out Sports Games (WOGA), which took place in Antwerp, Belgium, in August this year. Surat reported: ‘It was fantastic to speak on a panel of international experts from as far as Samoa. Delegates applauded Liberal Judaism’s progressive stance as well as the pioneering concept of the Rainbow Jews oral history project; in fact, even a member of the European Parliament, Mr. Dennis De Jong, expressed interest in future collaboration.’

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Surat and the international panel of experts
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Rainbow Jews project manager Surat with South African Imam Muhsin Hendricks