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Rechnitz by Elfriede Jelinek, Directed by Ildiko Nemeth

The New Stage Theatre Company

Year Grant Awarded: 2018

Nobel Prize-winning Austrian playwright Elfriede Jelinek's cerebral work examines the silence around an actual event of mind-boggling evil. Read More

“THE LAST CYCLIST,” THE REIMAGINING OF A CABARET WRITTEN AND REHEARSED IN TEREZIN

Patz, Naomi

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

“The Last Cyclist,” a fabulous piece of theater and vital piece of Holocaust history, is a filmed production of a cabaret originally written and rehearsed in the Terezín Ghetto. A searing refutation of Nazi madness, it is brilliantly acted, bitterly funny, and caustic to the bone. Read More

“Egg Cream”

Willow Pond Films

Year Grant Awarded: 2017

The beloved chocolate soda drink, born in immigrant neighborhoods at the turn of the 20th century, is explored in this short film about a simple beverage and its meaning to generations of Jewish Americans. Read More

Chika Morena – Ladino Music for Today (2014)

Aroeste, Sarah

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Chika Morena is a music video of an original Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) song that tells the story of a young Sephardic girl who is wandering the world over in order to return home to her roots. Read More

The Memory Persists

Creek, Nicole

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

This work consists of three clear acrylic panels, 12”x15”x1/4The first panel is inlaid with rectangular silver wire in the shape of the Star of David. The second panel is embedded with barbed wire. The third panel is a photograph of Holocaust surv Read More

Shmuel Polonski CD of 1931 Soviet Yiddish Songbook Far yugnt/For Youth

The Polonski Project/Eric A. Gordon & Yale Strom

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

A CD produced by historian Eric A Gordon & musician Yale Strom, featuring vocalists Michael Alpert, Judy Bressler, Jack Yankl Falk, Daniel Kahn, Vira Lozinsky, Anthony Russell, Elizabeth Schwartz, and Sholem Singers Read More

Soy Sefardi: A Concert Celebrating the Jews of Spain (2014)

Murad, Nicole

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

New York based duo, soprano Nicole Murad and guitarist Eric B. Davis, will take you on a journey as you listen to the beautiful melodies and language of the Sephardim reflecting an oral tradition that spans a period over 500 years. Read More

The Hebrew Lesson

Ouray, Esther

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

A rite of return about the Right of Return, The Hebrew Lesson is an hour long one-woman play, written and performed by Esther Ouray, with live music by composers and musicians Tim O’Keefe, Maryam Yusefzadeh and Greg Herriges, and directed by Zaraawar Read More

The Land of Orange Groves & Jails

Branfman, Judy

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

In "The Land of Orange Groves & Jails," LA’s infamous free speech and labor battles set the stage for aunt Yetta's 1929 Supreme Court case for flying a red flag at a summer camp – she helped lay the foundation for our right to protest and dissent. Read More

Bike Shop The Musical

Barkan, Elizabeth

Year Grant Awarded: 2012

Bike Shop is a one woman musical by Elizabeth Barkan, directed by Gretchen Cryer. It is the story of a Brooklyn bicycle store and its owner, Bobby, Two years after a tragic bike accident she tries to get back on her bike and get her own life in gear. Read More

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