Category Archives: Programs

American Academy in Jerusalem Pilot 2010

AMERICAN ACADEMY IN JERUSALEM The Foundation for Jewish Culture is creating an institute modeled after the successful American Academies in Rome and Berlin. Groups of distinguished artists and scholars, leading experts in their fields, will be in residence in Jerusalem … read more »

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Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction

Daniel Torday is the 2013 winner of the Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction. He won for his novella, The Sensualist. Set in Baltimore, The Sensualist tells the story of Samuel Gerson, a 17-year-old who is ready to be rid of his high school baseball team, his … read more »

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Inside the Docs: Reaching Out Through Documentary Film

Overview Inside the Docs is a free, educational program that uses Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Jewish Documentary Film grantees to engage adults 18-30 in thought-provoking conversations about Judaism, Jewish culture, and Jewish identity. Each Inside the Docs film … read more »

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The Pearl Zeltzer Fund for Jewish Choreography

Overview PLEASE NOTE: Due to market conditions, the Foundation’s Board of Directors has determined that grants for Pearl Zeltzer Fund for Jewish Choreography cannot be awarded. If you would like to be notified of the application’s availability, please e-mail grants@jewishculture.org … read more »

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New Jewish Theatre Projects

Overview PLEASE NOTE: Due to market conditions, the Foundation’s Board of Directors has determined that grants for New Jewish Theatre Projects cannot be awarded. If you would like to be notified of the application’s availability, please e-mail grants@jewishculture.org to be … read more »

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Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund for Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies

August 6, 2013 Update: Please note that the Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Fund for Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships in Jewish Studies will be on hiatus and will not be offered for the coming (2014-15) year.  Overview The FJC awards four to … read more »

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Jewish Studies Expansion Program (JSEP)

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Sidney and Hadassah Musher Subvention Grant for First Book in Jewish Studies

Congratulations to Daniel Schwartz of George Washington University, winner of the 2010 Sidney and Hadassah Musher Subvention Grant to support the publication of his forthcoming book, From Heretic to Hero: Spinoza in the Modern Jewish Imagination (Princeton University Press). Dr. Schwartz … read more »

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Gantz Zahler Grant for Jewish Nonfiction Publishing

Overview 8/6/12 Please note: the Gantz Zahler Grant is currently not being offered due to funding. The Gantz Zahler Grant for Jewish Nonfiction Publishing is awarded biannually to a nonfiction book project that is under contract and reflects upon Jewish … 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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