American Jewish University

Amount: 
$200,000
Year: 
2014
Field of Interest: 
Arts & Culture
Program Name: 
Institute for Jewish Creativity
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Founded in 1947, American Jewish University serves as a resource for individuals at every stage of life through its academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate, and rabbinical students for leadership roles in the Jewish community; continuing education opportunities for adults; cultural programs; and camping experiences for youth. 

Grant Purpose: 

The Institute for Jewish Creativity  integrates Jewish artists into the larger Jewish communal context, provides attractive cultural programming appealing to Jews of all ages, works to strengthen Jewish identities, and encourages artistic contributions that help to create an authentic, thriving Jewish culture.