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Saturday, June 13 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Krakow. New York. Melbourne: new cultural organisations ruffling feathers and reconnecting communities

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Jewish disengagement is one of the great threats to Jewish culture and continuity today. But is the problem a lack of interest in Jewish culture or are we not adapting to the needs and values of our diverse communities? Join us for a conversation between three arts and culture organisations from New York (Alma), Krakow (FestivALT) and Melbourne (FOJAM) and how their work attempts to invite non-traditional entry points into Jewish cultural practice through arts programming, journalism and activism.

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Lior Albeck-Ripka

Lior Albeck-Ripka is the Artistic Director of Melbourne's FOJAM (Festival of Jewish Arts and Music) and founder of Hear Them Holler, Melbourne based artist management and events agency.
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Michael Rubenfeld

Michael Rubenfeld is a performance maker, cultural producer, playwright and actor, originally from Winnipeg, Canada and now residing in Krakow, Poland. Much of his performance work revolves around exploring contemporary Polish-Jewry. He is the producer of a Canadian Edfringe venue... Read More →
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Magda Rubenfeld Koralewska

Magda is a graphic designer, community builder, social entrepreneur and activist. She is particularly passionate about social change at the intersection of education and the arts. Co-director of FestivALT, she also serves as Limmud's Regional Coordinator for Central and Eastern E... Read More →
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Molly Tolsky

Molly Tolsky is the founder and editor of Alma (heyalma.com), a Jewish culture site from 70 Faces Media. Previously the editor of Kveller, Molly holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and is also senior editor of the literary journal, No Tokens. She lives in Brooklyn, New York and online at @mollytolsky. You can read... Read More →

Saturday June 13, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm AEST