Category Archives: Featured News

The Jewish Cultural Achievement Awards in New York City

Congratulations to Jewish Cultural Achievement Award recipients Jeffrey Solomon, Deborah Lipstadt, Al Maysles, Mark Podwal, and Joan Rosenbaum, and special thanks to presenters Lynn Korda Kroll, Alice M. Greenwald, Edith Everett, Christo, and Joshua Nash!  Click here to view the … read more »

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The American Academy in Jerusalem

Overview Modeled on the successes of the American Academies in Rome and Berlin, the American Academy in Jerusalem is a new fellowship for senior-level artists and cultural leaders, taking place from October 23 through December 23, 2011. The program provides … read more »

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Jewish Cultural Achievement Awards in Los Angeles

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Shana Tova

Wishing you a sweet year filled with art, music, ideas, and good health. From the board and staff of the Foundation for Jewish Culture. Enjoy our gift to you this Rosh Hashanah, Jewish Food For Thought: An Animated Series, by … read more »

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The New Jewish Culture Network Presents:

The Foundation for Jewish Culture and its league of performing arts presenters have commissioned Monajat (Fervent Prayer), a multimedia concert by composer, singer, and scholar Galeet Dardashti which will tour the United States in September 2011.  Monajat, an evening of … read more »

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The Canary in the Coal Mine, Or, Will History Repeat Itself?

From President & CEO Elise Bernhardt: I came to the Jewish world five years ago, when JDub was the big cultural kid on the block and the Six Points Fellowship was starting with close to a million dollars in support … read more »

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Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness A Critics’ Pick!

Congratulations to Joseph Dorman and Film Fund grant recipient Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness for being named a Critics’ Pick in the New York Times! “Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness” is much more than a documentary biography of … read more »

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Crime After Crime is "Magnificent," New York Times Critics' Pick

2009 Film Fund grant recipient Crime After Crime goes into wide release across the country this month, bolstered by a glowing review in the New York Times and the designation of “Critics’ Pick.”  It has been a long and remarkable … read more »

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Announcing the American Academy in Jerusalem Fellows!

The Foundation for Jewish Culture is pleased to announce this year’s Fellows, selected from a pool of over 100 nominations by a distinguished panel.  The following remarkable artists will share their cultural talents, vision and expertise in order to foster … read more »

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