Entries by Cheb Kammerer

D!versity* – Book publication

I learned to love with all my heart, to cry when needed, and to create all the time, with no fear.  I learned again that we are all human beings, not so different, no matter where we come from, we are one. This project made me believe, in full heart that art can change the […]

Into Jerusalem – DiVision of of a City: Public event in cooperation with the Institute for Human Geography of Uni Hamburg – March 27, 2017

The occasion was the visit of the section for Human Geography of University of Hamburg in Jerusalem. The Willy Brandt Center took this opportunity and brought together experts and activists for a critical exchange about the history, development and current status of Jerusalem. The idea was to gather activists and experts on the history, development […]

Queer Easter in KLH – April 10-17, 2017

As every year the partner organizations of the educational project sent members to one of the biggest LGBT Seminars in Europe. It’s a pleasure to see our partners in the Educational Center Kurt L­öwenstein Haus near Berlin mixing up with other young people from around the world to sharpen their conscious about LGBT topics and […]

Shared guides seminar of Independence Youth Union and Ajyal in Jericho – 24-25 March, 2017

Ajyal and Independence Youth Union (IYU) are an Arab Israeli and Palestinian youth movements respectively. These two longstanding partners of the Educational Project came together for a shared seminar in Jericho. 50 young leaders of both organizations exchanged on the similarities and differences of both movements and respective societies. Two days of workshops and discussions […]

Visit of and Presentation of master program “Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World” of FU Berlin – March 10, 2017

The MA Program Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World from Freie Universität Berlin graced Willy Brandt Center Jerusalem with a visit promoting their program of study. Its social-scientific approach is to emphasize the philosophical and intellectual common ground and relations of Islam, Judaism and Christianity. For Students from Israel and Palestine it offers generous scholarships […]

Into Jerusalem-DiVision of a City

Monday, March 27 at 5 PM – 7 PM On occasion of the visit of the Human Geography of University of Hamburg, the  Willy Brandt Center brngs experts and activists together for a conversation on the history, development and current status of Jerusalem. What can be the role of academia and civil society? What kinds […]

D!VERSITY: SPOKEN WORD, PHOTOGRAPHY, VISUAL POETRY, Pt 2

A YOUNG ART PROJECT TAKING PLACE IN BERLIN & JERUSALEM (personal remarks by Cheb Kammerer)   “Last week I took part in a very special program, with the aim to practice art- Israelis, Palestinians and Germans together. The amount of creativity and openness was one that I rarely experience, I might even dare say it […]

DiVERSITY! SPOKEN WORD, PHOTOGRAPHY, VISUAL POETRY, Pt 1

A YOUTH – ART – PROJECT TAKING PLACE IN BERLIN & JERUSALEM Since many years the Willy Brandt Center Jerusalem has engaged in international exchanges with young artists, writers and musicians. This summer we invited 15 young Israeli, Palestinian and German artists to work together and engage in a collaborative creative processes. The main theme […]

Palestinians talking about the Holocaust

According to the explicit wish of the members of the Independence Youth Union (Palestine) and as part of ongoing process, the Educational Project continues to work with the organization in their efforts to learn about the Holocaust. The experiences on that emotional issue have been collected recently and published in a booklet. Palestinians talking about […]