Entries by Nitzan

WBC Political Summer Camp – August 6-12, 2018

“You always need to step out of your comfort-zone to understand other ones’ needs — a safe space in the middle of nowhere brings the group together and makes it possible to work intensely — We have more in common than things that separate us” From the 6th to the 12th of August, comrades from […]

Art Cooperation in Gaza – “A Gaza Overture”

Petra Klose, our Social Art Project Coordinator, was invited to Gaza by UNESCO to meet potential partners. In the following text Petra tells about her experience. When I received the message “You will be leaving for Gaza at 8.30 tomorrow morning“ – I could actually not believe it. I had planned to go to Gaza […]

Red Lounge “Spectrums” – July 17, 2018

On July 17th we hosted a screening of the docu-series ‘Spectrums’ at the Willy Brandt Center. Afterwards we held a panel with the artists Afek Testa Launer and Zohar Melinek Ezra. ‘Spectrums’ is a new Israeli docu-series that follows the social and spiritual worlds of 10 members of the transgender community in Israel. The series […]

Red Lounge with Bakr Khleifi – June 10, 2018

Bakr Khleifi is a young Palestinian musician from Ramallah who has already performed in prestigious venues around the world after becoming member of Barenboim’s West Eastern Divan Orchestra at the early age of twelve. For the Willy Brandt Center he prepared a rich and colourful journey showcasing male and female composers from Egypt, Iraq, Israel, […]

Visit of Alice Salomon Hochschule – June 8, 2018

At the Willy Brandt Center, we believe that education is the key to building a sustainable, peaceful and just future. We are therefore always happy to meet young educators and to exchange ideas about challenges in political education and how to tackle them. On the 8th June, project coordinator Maja Sojref met with students of […]

Educational Cooperation at the Falken-Verbandswerkstatt – May 8-13, 2018

Although the youth movements in the International Falcon Movement – Socialist Educational International (IFM-SEI) broadly share their commitment to non-formal education, they each have different approaches and practices. In May, SJD-Die Falken hosted their 2018 Verbandswerkstatt, a conference for organisational development which brought together Falken branches from all over Germany. This year they invited Israeli […]

UNESCO International Jazz Day 2018 – April 30, 2018

The Willy Brandt Center partnered with the UNESCO International Jazz Day for the first time. The Jazz Day is a yearly event taking place around the globe on April 30th to celebrate the international art form of jazz and its power to promote dialogue among cultures. The Jazz Day performances featured the Austrian ensemble Sinfonia […]

Red Lounge “Born in Deir Yassin“ – April 8, 2018

Striving to present and reflect on different narratives in Israel and Palestine, the Willy Brandt Center, in cooperation with the Israeli NGO Zochrot, presented the multi-award winning film „Born in Deir Yassin“. The movie features the history and development of Deir Yassin, a former Arab village close to Jerusalem which was conquered by the Jewish […]

Red Lounge: Mulu and Tsegay – March 14, 2018

On March 14th we hosted children from the Ben Yehuda School in Jerusalem at the center. Together, we watched the puppet show “Mulu and Tsegay” performed by Shaharit Yerushalmi and Moria Ben Avot. The performance was based on a children’s book written by Tamar Verete-Zehavi and Ronit Rosenthal and published by Kinneret Publishing in 2014. […]