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Disjecta Contemporary Art Center Receives Incubator Grant

VIA Art Fund and Wagner Foundation have awarded grants totaling $200,000 to five U.S.-based visual arts organizations. The recipients of the 2020 VIA | Wagner Incubator Grant Fund grant are: Artspace (New Haven, CT), Disjecta Contemporary Art Center (Portland, OR), The Lab (San Francisco, CA), Locust Projects (Miami, FL), and The Luminary (St. Louis, MO). Disjecta…


2020 Chanukah Essay Contest

Maimonides Jewish Day School in Southwest Portland announces Oregon’s 4th annual Chanukah Essay Contest. Eric Kimmel, award-winning children’s author, penned this year’s question (immediately below), encouraging young Oregonians in third through eighth grades to put themselves in the shoes of the Maccabees – Jewish soldiers in antiquity who fought for their beliefs – and ask…


Historic Virtual Kristallnacht Commemoration

Rabbi Marc Schneier, president of The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding and H.E. Shaikh Abdulla Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Ambassador to the United States, are inviting you to join them on Monday evening, November 9 at 8 pm ET for a historic virtual Kristallnacht commemoration. This is the first time that a Gulf leader will…


Israel360: A Year of History, Culture and Politics

The 2020-21 monthly Israel360 events will focus on historical, cultural and political aspects of Israel. A special Zoom event, “Abraham Accords – Israel Signs Peace Agreement with the UAE and Declaration of Peace with Bahrain,” will be held on Nov. 16 at 7 pm. The event is presented by Matan Zamir, Israel’s Deputy Consul General…

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