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Ignition Grant

Aggadah Adventures: Immersive Learning for Our Youngest Jews

Aggadah Adventures: Immersive Learning for Our Youngest Jews

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah – To create a series of four uniquely immersive Jewish learning experiences for the congregation’s youngest Jews (ages 0-6) and their grown-ups, in which children and parents will see Jewish stories come to life through song, puppetry, and participatory interaction.

Signature Grant

The Genesis Plays Festival

The Genesis Plays Festival

The inHEIRitance Project – To bring the five acclaimed Genesis Plays, created and produced in Jewish communities around the country, to New York City, culminating in a theater festival in the spring of 2018. {{grant_image}}The inHEIRitance Project is a series of five plays created and produced in five Jewish communities over three years. Each play is inspired by the narrative of a matriarc...

Signature Grant

The inHEIRitance Project: The Exodus Plays

The inHEIRitance Project: The Exodus Plays

To collaborate with other faith communities in Harlem and Morningside Heights in the next phase in the evolution of this project.{{grant_image}} The goal of The inHEIRitance Project is to engage Jewish communities with ‘process share’: giving them access to the art of making theater as a tool for communal Torah study and Jewish expression. They have experimented with the theater making proc...

Signature Grant

Theatre Company Jerusalem

Theatre Company Jerusalem

To support a series of residencies in the U.S. which include performances with biblical text discussion.

Signature Grant

InHEIRiting Sisterhood

InHEIRiting Sisterhood

To work with the Seattle Jewish community on a collaborative theater/video performance that explores the Biblical narrative of Rachel and Leah.

Signature Grant

The InHEIRitance Project: The Genesis Plays

The InHEIRitance Project: The Genesis Plays

To support communal creation of five theater productions combining stories of Jewish matriarchs and patriarchs with the stories of members of local Jewish communities.

Signature Grant

inHEIRitance: The Genesis of Our Stories

inHEIRitance: The Genesis of Our Stories

To facilitate the communal creation of five theater productions in partnership with five Jewish communities across the United States. These productions will be based on the stories of the matriarchs and patriarchs, along with the stories of local Jewish community members. Each production will premiere locally, followed by a production in New York City. A collaboration spearheaded by performer and...

Signature Grant

Strategic Plan for Performing Arts

Strategic Plan for Performing Arts

To plan future direction of its theater arts program and its integration into wider camp programming.

Signature Grant

Welcome to the Talmud! (A Musical Tale)

Welcome to the Talmud! (A Musical Tale)

The grant supported the completion of a musical theater production that aimed to communicate that the Talmud can be easily accessible and enjoyable. The plot centered on a young girl, Rachel, who struggles to motivate herself for her Bat Mitzvah until the magical intervention of a great Medieval Talmud commentator helps her discover the Talmud’s relevance to her own life. Participants: Members o...

Signature Grant

The Hating Pot

The Hating Pot

This grant funded the creation of a work of musical theater on the subjects of anti-Semitism, prejudice and bigotry, with a multicultural cast of teen and adult performers. In the performance, actors told stories about their own attitudes toward people who are different. The goal of The Hating Pot was to create dialogue with young people through music and movement and to understand what underlies ...