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The Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artists Program will bring 13 prominent Israeli artists for residencies at top universities across the United States for the 2017-2018 academic year. Among the artists are director, writer, and co-creator of the hit HBO TV series “In Treatment” Nir Bergman, who will team-teach with award-winning documentary filmmaker David Ofek; Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Tamar Kay, whose “The Mute’s House” won international acclaim; and choreographer Roy Assaf, whose company will perform at New York’s Baryshnikov Arts Center (NY) during his tenure.
Updated: Aug. 30, 2017
The Yiddish Book Center of Amherst, Mass. is launching a second series of weeklong seminars — called Tent: Encounters with Jewish Culture, focusing on Jewishness along with either creative writing, pop music, food, comedy or theater. Tent, a series of one-week seminars for twentysomethings, provides participants with the opportunity to explore aspects of modern culture through a Jewish lens and to delve into the vast, complex, and immediately relevant cultural side of their identity.
Updated: Dec. 01, 2013
For one night a year, Krakow’s seven remaining synagogues open themselves up to the public and host everything from a poetry reading to a symbolic multimedia walk through the seven gates of Jerusalem, from a photography exhibition to an Israeli-inspired hummus and grilled vegetable feast in a synagogue courtyard - The7@Nite Festival.
Updated: Aug. 18, 2013
The Yiddish Book Center of Amherst, Mass. is launching a series of weeklong seminars — called Tent — focusing on Jewishness along with either comedy, creative writing or theater. The weeklong seminars will be offered to young adults throughout the country in the upcoming 2013 year. The first of the programs, which will take place in Los Angeles in March, will focus on Jewishness and comedy. The creative writing program will take place in Amherst in June, and the final seminar, which will focus on theater, will be held in New York City in August.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012