“Lyovushka” – a play adaptation

An English language adaptation of a theater play by a Jewish-Ukrainian playwright Anatoli Krim, that will begin with a staged reading with a goal of a full staged play.

Animated Generational Stories

An animated film that will connect multiple generations through their stories, using multiple animated mediums and incorporating traditional Jewish and Russian art motifs as well as real life anecdotes and family stories.

JEvents NY & NJ

JEvents will collect Jewish events, programs and places in a single user-friendly mobile app with the goal of connecting Jewish communities to each other. JEvents NY & NJ will build on the successful model that has been working in Russia since 2014.

Elizaveta Pantiukhova Elizaveta Pantiukhova

Le Grand Voyage

The project will focus on the creation of a theatrical piece about immigration with a Clown troupe. Clown form is a perfect way to express complex life experiences and will become an engaging performance to adults and children alike.

My Grandmother’s Cooking – The cuisine of Jews of Caucasus Mountains

An exploration of the cuisine of Jews of Caucasus Mountains through cooking demonstrations and a published cookbook, complete with historical context, illustrations and personal stories.

My Grandmother’s Cooking – The cuisine of Jews of Caucasus Mountains

An exploration of the cuisine of Jews of Caucasus Mountains through cooking demonstrations and a published cookbook, complete with historical context, illustrations and personal stories.

Peace Art Project

A series of art workshops for children, exploring the wisdom of Jewish texts and art. Collective artwork created will have a purpose of moving towards peace, conflict resolution, empathy and reconciliation.

Ilona Bouzoukachvili Ilona Bouzoukachvili

Songs of Our Journey

The purpose of this project is to unite people in the Jewish diaspora and expose people to music from different parts of the world. Music from different regions with the shared themes of love that’s passed down through generations will be recorded and performed live.

Yaffa Borukhova Yaffa Borukhova

The Inheritance Project

The Inheritance Project is a multimedia project documenting an investigation into emotional and cultural “inheritance” through photographs, interviews, food, film and live performance. The project will launch with a multimedia immersive exhibit with a long-term goal of an online platform for people to engage with.

The Wanderings of Vera, or Live Souls

A coming-of-age novel about immigration, finding and losing faith, loss, friendship, guilt, family, the American Dream, the wonderful, complicated, close-knit ultra-Orthodox community, and the other communities and connections we find along the way.

Бабушка – BAb(oo)shka

A performance that retells, reenacts, and represents the experience of being a Jew in the Soviet Union. It is a collage of three overlapping translations, with a live Klezmer Yiddish band and large two-dimensional puppets.