Category Archives: Israel


14 Nov 2017

TWB e-letter

In this issue check out for call for applications from: Brown University, Women in the Arts and Media coalition, Performers without Borders, Intercultural Leadership Institute, CECArts Link, Company of Wolves. And a Polish Theatre Festival at Lamama E.T.C and Bethlehem International Performing Arts Festival...

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23 Oct 2012

Call for Papers: “Beyond Transfiction: Translators and (Their) Authors”

International conference on Translators and (Their) Authors Tel-Aviv University 7-8 May 2013 This conference will discuss aspects of the complex relationship between translators and authors. As a follow-up to the conference on Translators as Protagonists held in Vienna University in 2011,...

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10 Sep 2012

Urgent: Jenin Freedom Theatre Co-founder on Death Fast

The following urgent message was received today from our friends atthe Jenin Freedom Theatre in Palestine. Please forward it widely.CALL FOR ACTIONFrom The Freedom TheatreJenin, West Bank, Occupied PalestineSeptember 10, 2012On September 9, 2012 Zakaria Zubeidi announced that he will...

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9 Sep 2012

Zakaria Zubeidi on hunger and fluid strike!

For immediate releaseThe Freedom TheatreJenin, West Bank, Occupied Palestine September 9, 2012Zakaria Zubeidi, co-founder of The Freedom Theatre and former leader of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, has been imprisoned by the Palestinian Authority for almost four months. No charges have...

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26 Jun 2012

Stand up for West Bank’s Freedom theatre

Playwright Howard Brenton on how it's time to stop the harassment and detention of members of Jenin's Freedom theatre – and it isn't just Israel What price the freedom to put on plays? The odd bad review in the Daily...

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27 Mar 2012

2012 Educator Programs | Seeds of Peace

2012 Summer Course: Expressive Arts; Educational Transformations   http://www.seedsofpeace.org/?page_id=11909 COURSE DESCRIPTION OTISFIELD, MAINE | In the Summer of 2012, Seeds of Peace will hold its second two-week summer course for educators from the Middle East, South Asia, and United States. Drawing...

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17 Jan 2012

Waiting for Freedom: The Freedom Theatre of Jenin’s While Waiting

EXCLUSIVE ONLINE CONTENT in ABOUT THEATER: Waiting for Freedom Erin Mee The Freedom Theatre of Jenin's While Waiting Juliano Mer Khamis and his colleagues Jonatan Stancyk and Zakaria Zubeidi opened The Freedom Theatre in 2006 under unusually difficult circumstances. The Jenin...

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10 Jan 2012

Jenin Freedom Theatre Director Zakaria Zubeidi ordered by Israel to turn himself in to PA security services

by Today in Palestine on December 29, 2011 1 Palestinian pardoned by Israel put back on wanted list Zakaria Zbeidi, the former commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin who now runs the Freedom Theater, says he did not...

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7 Sep 2011

[TOPLAB-ANNOUNCE] Update for The Freedom Theatre in Jenin 8/27/2011‏

The following update from Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre wasreceived earlier this evening. --TOPLAB *** Friends of the Jenin Freedom TheatrePO Box 592Tarrytown, NY 10591(917) 991-5653friends@thefreedomtheatre.org  ACTION UPDATE First: thank you to the hundreds of people from all over...

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12 Apr 2011

[TOPLAB-ANNOUNCE] Memorial Tribute to Juliano Mer-Khamis 4/12/2011 NYC‏

The Brecht Forum, Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre andExistence is Resistance present A memorial tribute to Juliano Mer-Khamis and a screening of his film,Arna's Children Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7:30 pm at the Brecht Forum451 West Street (West...

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6 Apr 2011

Juliano Mer Khamis 1958-2011 by Anthony Alessandrini

Jadaliyya is tremendously saddened to report the death of Juliano MerKhamis earlier today. Juliano, 52, who was the Artistic Director ofThe Jenin Freedom Theater and the co-director of the award-winningdocumentary Arna's Children, was shot by unknown assailants in Jeninas he...

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4 Apr 2011

Israeli Arab actor Juliano Mer-Khamis shot dead in Jenin – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News‏

Israeli Arab actor Juliano Mer-Khamis shot dead in JeninMer-Khamis, 53, had established his name as actor, director and political activist both in Israel and abroad.By Haaretz Service Israeli Arab actor and political activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, 53, was shot dead on...

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22 Jan 2011

Travel Grant‏ in Mediterranean area – Roberto Cimetta Fund for Mobility

Deadline: Every 5 to 6 weeksOpen to: all professionals, artists or cultural operators in all fields of contemporary arts in the MediterraneanGrant: individual travel grants – arts mobility, travel, meeting with other professionalsThe Roberto Cimetta Fund is an international association promoting artistic exchange...

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21 Nov 2010

The Gaza Monologues at the UN‏

The Gaza Mono-LoguesOn November 20, 2010, twenty-six young actors representing twenty-one countries arrive in New York City to perform The Gaza Mono-Logues. (Italy-France-Belgium-The Netherlands-UK-Germany-Swiss-Hungary-Norway-Sweden-Greece- Palestine-Lebanon-Tunisia-Jordan-Pakistan-Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe-Gambia-Trinidad-USA)Directors Iman Aoun (ASHTAR Theatre, Palestine) and Shauna Kanter (VOICETheatre, NYC) will create with them a performance of these...

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3 Sep 2010

Israeli Artists Boycott Settlement Theatre

AUGUST 27, 2010, 2:50 PMBoycott of Theater in Israeli Settlement GrowsBy ROBERT MACKEYRonen Zvulun/Reuters Ariel Turgeman, the manager of a theater under construction in the Israeli settlement of Ariel, in the West Bank, where dozens of Israeli theater professionals have said they...

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29 May 2009

Palestinian Festival of Literature Closed

 TWO NEWS STORIES:BBC WORLD NEWS:Police shut Palestinian theatre in Jerusalem Israeli police have shut down a Palestinian theatre in East Jerusalem. The action, on Thursday, prevented the closing event of an international literature festival from taking place. Police said they...

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17 Apr 2009

Al Kasaba International Theatre Festival – Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem

Al Kasaba Theatre and Cinematheque will organize an international Theatre festival in Ramallah, Jerusalem and Bethlehem.11 theatre groups from Europe, Arab countries and Palestine will perform for the Palestinian audience.Morocco, Tunisia, Denmark, Britain, France, Belgium, Germany and PalestineAll plays are...

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17 May 2008

Tel-Aviv University, International Research Workshop in Dramaturgy

The Department of Theatre Studies, Tel-Aviv University, invites you to participate in the first International Research Workshop of its kind in Israel to explore the current functions, boundaries and implementation methods of Dramaturgy both in theatrical praxis and academic studies....

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21 Feb 2008

TWENTY ONE POSITIONS: A Cartographic Dream of the Middle East at Fordham U in NYC

TWENTY ONE POSITIONS: A Cartographic Dream of the Middle East by Abdelfattah Abusrour, Lisa Schlesinger & Naomi Wallace with music by Gina Leishman directed by Lisa PetersonFordham College at Lincoln Center Department of Theatre & Visual Arts 113 West 60th...

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24 Jan 2008

Cultural Policy Organizations: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Culture Facts about theater in Israel

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