Entries by Nitzan

The German Political Foundations’ Work between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Tel Aviv – A Kaleidoscope of Different Perspectives – January 17, 2019

On January 17th the Willy Brandt Center was delighted to host the book launch of “The German Political Foundations’ Work between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Tel Aviv” edited by Anna Abelmann and Katharina Konarek. The German political foundations are a unique phenomenon which maintains an important position within the German foreign policy. The new book examines […]

10th Anniversary Celebration of “Achvat Amim” – January 10, 2019

On January 10th 2019 the educational and volunteering program “Achvat Amim – Solidarity of Nations” celebrated its fifth anniversary. The program was initiated five years ago, when its directors, Karen Isaacs and Daniel Roth, both educators from the HaShomer HaTzair World Movement, raised a simple yet radical query: How can we build a movement that […]

“Octaves of Light” – Performances by the Ensemble Wiener Collage in Celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah – December 17, 2018

The Willy Brandt Center was honored to host the Ensemble Wiener Collage, a chamber orchestra formation residing at the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna. The ensemble, which is internationally celebrated for its contemporary music interpretations, presented two performances as an exciting alternative to the classical concerts of the Christmas season, playing a beautiful program for […]

Jerusalem Open Forum (WBC Annual Conference) – October 11-13, 2018

The Jerusalem Open Forum at the Willy Brandt Center took place from the 11th to the 13th of October 2018, under the title “Past and Future Reflection and Creation“. After a vernissage presenting the project „Promise Me a Land“ on October 11th the first day of the Jerusalem Open Forum kicked off on the 12th […]

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 […]