Kultur Stories — Margot Neuhaus, Guest Artist

Guest Artist Story, March 10, 2021     Kultur Stories launched its second virtual pilot program in early March, connecting over Zoom three pods of young scholars from South Sudan, Sweden, and the United States.  Over the next three months, these young scholars will discuss and create digital stories around themes focused on issues of […]

Bridging Time, Distance and Distrust, With Music

THE SATURDAY PROFILEFrom The New York Times Neta Elkayam, an Israeli singer, plumbs the rich culture of the Moroccan Jews she descended from, and introduces it to new audiences in both countries. The singer and artist Neta Elkayam in her backyard in Jerusalem. “Jewish immigrants from Morocco had a lot of troubles and difficulties,” she […]

The JK Project Newsletter-Winter 2021

Dear Friends, We hope that all is well and healthy with you and your loved ones during this life-changing pandemic.  Since the pandemic struck us in early 2020, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project has been harnessing its creativity, shifting plans, and starting new initiatives.  We are adapting, inventing, and re-defining our goals. Throughout COVID-19, the Project has embraced […]

Illusions by a Chilean Immigrant

A story featured in "NY—Art News" about Joan Belmar, a participating artist in The Jüdische Kulturbund Project's Shared Stories Collection. Underground-2 © Joan Belmar “People think that if you know how to draw and paint, you know how to make art, but that is not correct. You just know how to repeat a technique.”- Joan […]

Bullets to Books Virtual Event on Stars in the House Please join us to raise awareness and support for Promised Land Secondary School in Juba, South Sudan. The school and its founder, Jok Abraham Thon, are the inspiration for and centerpiece of the Bullets to Books initiative, helping to bring peace and unity through education and cultural exchange. Thursday […]

Abuelas in Argentina

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Tickets available for this beautiful film about Argentina's Grandmothers' struggle that has been going on for 43 years. Their struggle is it is everyone's struggle. Written and directed by Cristian Arriaga. Music direction by Ignacio Montoya Carlotto. Featuring Estela de Carlotta, President of the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and Nobel Peace Prize nominee. On […]

The Power of Art in South Sudan

September 8, 2020 by Akot Deng Agoth and Gail Prensky Gail Prensky, creator, executive producer and director  of The Jüdische Kulturbund Project, dedicated to exploring issues of oppression and response through music and art, shares her interview with young South Sudan artist Akot Deng Agoth. Gail Prensky and Akot Deng Agoth in Juba South Sudan, which gained […]

Weinberg’s Symphony No. 21 ( “Kaddish”) live stream on August 16 at 1pm ET

Wanted to share this with you from one of the participating artists in The Jüdische Kulturbund Project: Hobart Earle, the conductor of the Odessa Philharmonic, will be streaming a free concert on Sunday, August 16 at 1pm ET. www.odessaphil.org/en The concert is Weinberg's Symphony No. 21 ( "Kaddish" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphony_No._21_(Weinberg) performed on January 27, 2020 - "International Holocaust Memorial […]

KIDS VIDEO STORIES Podcast with Eye to Eye

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