Category Archives: Featured News

2011-2012 Doctoral Dissertation Recipients

The application for 2012 Doctoral Dissertation grants goes live on Monday September 12. Questions? Email us! read more »

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Funds for Distribution, Outreach, and Engagement

We are proud to announce the winners of a special fund for past Kroll Film Fund grantees that provides additional support for distribution, outreach, and audience engagement: Sam Ball’s Joann Sfar Draws from Memory (2010) and Tracie Holder and Karen … read more »

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A Season of Freedom

Passover reminds us that we can’t take freedom for granted. It is especially poignant this year, as Middle Eastern nations strive for rights we have long enjoyed in America. While Jewish artists and scholars are free to express themselves here, … read more »

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Meet our New Program Director, Lisa Preiss Fried

We are proud to announce that Lisa Preiss Fried will be the Program Director for the American Academy in Jerusalem. Lisa moved to Jerusalem in 1982, just two days after she received her BA summa cum laude in Middle Eastern … read more »

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Goldberg Prize Reception

The night after officially receiving the Goldberg Prize for Emerging Fiction at the National Jewish Book Awards ceremony, Sharon Pomerantz joined us for a reception at the home of board member Judith Ginsberg and her husband, Paul LeClerc (as profiled … read more »

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Winner of the 2010 Musher Prize

The winner of the 2010 Musher Prize has been announced! read more »

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The Foundation in the Jewish Week

The Jewish Week published Board Co-Chairs’ and CEO Elise Bernhardt’s letter to the editor about the value of dialogue and free exchange of ideas. (We published the letter earlier here on our blog.) The paper also ran an Op-Ed about Israel … read more »

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Film Festival Successes

After being feted at the Sundance International Film Festival, our 2009 grantee Yoav Potash’s Crime After Crime played to two packed houses at the New York Jewish Film Festival. read more »

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The Foundation Featured on the Jewish Channel

In the video above by the Jewish Channel, Foundation for Jewish Culture’s President and CEO Elise Bernhardt and a few other heads of state in the Jewish non-profit world discuss the way the landscape changed in 2010 and how they expect it … read more »

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2010 Recipients of the Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film

The Foundation for Jewish Culture granted $140,000 to five exemplary documentaries, ensuring their delivery to film festivals, television, and other distribution outlets. read more »

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