In January 2018 Maja Sojref joined the Willy Brandt Center as the new coordinator for the project “Education for Social Change”. She has since spent as much time as possible in the youth clubs and offices of our partner organisations, in order to learn more about them and their approaches to non-formal education. “These youth […]
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Entries by Nitzan
In November young artists from Berlin and Jerusalem came together in Jerusalem. They arrived with distinctive backgrounds of five different nations and are trained in fields such as ethnology, fine arts, performance and videomaking. Together they started working on a performance about “longing” The project will continue in March 2018 in Berlin. “Narratives of longing” […]
“There must be some basic evil in me – in all men.” (H.F.) More than twelve months director and screen writor Vera Berzak worked on her piece “The Governor General” with dramaturgic help of Naama Berman. It’s the first lecture performance taking place in Willy Brand Center and Vera’s first performance of her “work in […]
This year’s partners conference was another opportunity for us to reflect on the past year’s activities, to exchange our experiences and to take a glimpse into the future: How do we continue to create peace and dialogue while surrounded by conflict? Taking a new route with our Annual Conference we focused this year on the […]
“A place to meet on a value bases” The neighborhood of Abu Tor straddling the seam between East and West Jerusalem is divided into two communities – Jewish and Palestinian. The two populations have minimal contact due to the political conflict and differences in culture and language. The “Good Neighbors – Abu Tor/Al-Thuri” Project, partner […]
We were happy to welcome our partners from the Hans Böckler Foundation for the 3rd time to facilitate a delegation for young scholars and student activists. Under the title “Amorphous borders? Conflicts, borders and boundaries within and between the Israeli and Palestinian society”, we facilitated a number of international encounters, political talks and tours and […]
The annual conference initiated the start of the new art program shining light on what is soon to become a daily reality: young innovative artists hosted at WBC creating a new creative fringe in Jerusalem. To exhibit, to perform, and to express visions through art. Sara Yassin, photographer and graduate at Musrara School of Art: […]
How do we learn how to think critically, and how do we teach others to learn how to think critically for themselves? How can we learn how to be in solidarity, and implement liberatory processes within our classrooms, staff meetings, and daily lives, through educational dialogue and creativity? This 12-week course, Education as a Political […]
“Peace Education is a long term process, that needs to start while a conflict is still ongoing and can’t wait until it has been solved, because the change starts with us.” Leyla, 23, from Jenin “Summer school was a unique chance to meet people, activists, from several places in the world and get to know […]
Katharina Asbrock is the new Social Art and Communication’s Project Coordinator at WBC. She has spent recent years working in Berlin’s political landscape, and was on the communications team at the Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees, and Integration at the Federal Chancellery (Bundeskanzleramt). Katharina’s first encounter with the WBC, Jerusalem, Israel & Palestine was […]
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