I am not part of the LGBT community. I have no closet to come out of. I have never been discriminated against. But now more than ever, I cannot stand aside and I must march in solidarity.
Aviad Friedman is a businessman, CEO of Most Properties and chairman of the Israel Association of Community Centers. He was formerly the director-general of the Diaspora Affairs Ministry and served as senior advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption.
Forget the window-dressing of local rallies and hashtag activism: The major American Jewish organizations’ lack of an urgent, concerted, and effective response shows how weak they’ve become.