In October 2022, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project and Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange Awardees traveled from America to collaborate with Dua Ya Dada and Keymar Women CBO in Kenya.  We led a 2-week immersive storytelling workshop with 15 girls in a remote compound called Cheptebo, located outside of Eldoret, a city in the Rift Valley … Read More


Vatengesi is an interpretive adaptation of Hannah Kroner and The Jüdische Kulturbund who used their art to stand up to the Nazis and save dancers from being sent to the labor camps.  

Hair Stories

The Jüdische Kulturbund Project’s Kultur Stories 2024 focused on the theme of hair. Hair can tell many stories, whether it resembles one’s personality or culture. Hair plays a unique role in shaping our identities. Many types, textures, styles, lengths, colors, or possibilities open an outlet for expression through one’s hair. Kultur Stories began to explore … Read More

Kids Video Stories

Two groups of young artists from the United States and South Sudan connect over Zoom to create a story about the effects of COVID-19. This video captures their experience over two weeks in June 2020. Gail Prensky, Producer and Sean MacLaughlin, Producer and Editor. KIDS VIDEO STORIES is an initiative of The Jüdische Kulturbund Project’s … Read More

Hannah’s Dance

In June 2019, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project was invited to The Greenhouse at Andy’s Summer Playhouse to devise vignettes around the story of Hannah’s Dance. This video highlights that experience.

Bullets to Books

  In collaboration with co-producer/director Andy Truschinski and cinematographer/editor Sean MacLaughlin, we are producing a feature documentary film called Bullets to Books, which tells the story of 28 year-old Jok Abraham Thon, founder of the Promise Land Secondary School in South Sudan. Jok’s mission is changing minds from bullets to books, believing that it is through education that … Read More

Margot Neuhaus — Coming Full Circle

Margot Neuhaus shares tells us about Coming Full Circle, an exhibit of her artwork in two series, In Memoriam and Light Motives. Coming Full Circle will be on exhibit at the Galicia Museum and the Jewish Community Center in Krakow, Poland as part of the Jewish Culture Festival, June 23-July 1, 2018.  Produced May 2018.

Music + Art: Responses to Oppression-Students

This video highlights The Jüdische Kulturbund Project “Music + Art: Responses to Oppression” workshops with middle- and high-schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   November 13-15, 2017. Sponsored by Classrooms Without Borders.

Education Programs

Through its education programs, The Jüdische Kulturbund Project embraces its mission to encourage participants to connect with each other through common experiences, inspire people to respond to persecution through cultural expression, and encourage freedom of expression and culture.   DIGITAL STORIES: A workshop program (virtual or in person) that teaches participants how to use written stories, dance, … Read More