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An Evening dedicated to Therese Zauser – May 4, 2019

On May 4th we enjoyed the inspiring visit of Brigitte Walk, who presented the fascinating story of Therese Zauser in a panel moderated by Judith Höffkes at the WBC. Therese Zauser was a courageous young varieté artist who presented her solo shows throughout the Mediterranean region, Africa and the Middle East. After her return to […]

UNESCO International Jazz Day Celebration Jerusalem – April 27-30, 2019

In 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30th as International Jazz Day – a worldwide initiative aimed at celebrating the art form of jazz for its ability to promote peace, freedom, dialogue among cultures, diversity and respect for human rights, and to reinforce the role of youth in […]

Juso-Leadership visit @ WBC – April 16-17, 2019

The Chairperson and international Secretary of Jusos, Kevin Kühnert and International Secretary Leo von Galen visited the region on the 16th and 17th of April in order to discuss the political cooperation of the Willy Brandt Center Jerusalem. The leaders of our partner organisations Young Fatah, Young Labour and Young Meretz stressed during the passionate […]

WBC visits the Barbur Gallery – April 14, 2019

On the 14th of April, Masha Zusman hosted the Willy Brandt Center at the Barbur Gallery, of which she is co-founder and co-director. This was a follow up event, after Zusman had participated at our panel on International Women’s Day. The Gallery is an independent space for art and artists, and serves as a home […]

“The Passenger” Panel @ WBC – April 8, 2019

The Willy Brandt Center was honoured to welcome Ella Milch-Sheriff and David Pountney, both international opera stars, for a panel featuring Mieczysław Weinberg’s composition “The Passenger” on April 8th, 2019. Composer Ella Milch-Sheriff is one of Israel’s most performed composers in recent years. Several of her creations, such as “And the Rat Laughed”, „The Banality […]

International Women’s Day 2019

To mark the International Women’s Day on March 8th, the Willy Brandt Center organized a panel discussion on women’s status in the arts. The guests of the panel were long-time manager of the Barenboim Said Foundation in Ramallah, Muna Khleifi, art historian and director of the Negev Museum of Art, Dalia Manor, and co-founder of […]

Concert by the Tel Aviv Wind Quintet – March 29, 2019

The Willy Brandt Center team was delighted to welcome for the first time the internationally celebrated Tel Aviv Wind Quintet. Its members, Roy Amotz (flute), Yigal Kaminka (oboe), Itamar Leshem (horn), Nadav Cohen (bassoon) and Danny Erdman (clarinet), prepared a program composed of classics and masterpieces of the 20th century. Music lovers from the whole […]

WBC Frauensdelegation – Bericht

Anläßlich der internationalen Frauentags veröffentlichen wir exemplarisch für unsere Arbeit an der Bildung eines Women Networks in Jerusalem einen Bericht unserer Projektleiterin Judith Höffkes über ihre Erfahrungen auf unserer aktuellen Frauendelegation. „Beschreibt ein typisches Frauenleben in Eurer Gesellschaft. Gebt ihr einen Namen. Wie behütet wächst sie als Kind auf? Was wird in ihre Schulbildung investiert? […]

Visit of Bärbel Kofler – February 28, 2019

On the 28th of February, Bärbel Kofler, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid and Social Democratic Member of Parliament, visited the Willy Brandt Center as part of her visit to Israel and Palestine. During her stay, Bärbel Kofler visited many Israeli and Palestinian institutions and representatives, and took particular interest in […]