The Leichtag Foundation honors the legacy of Lee and Toni Leichtag through igniting and inspiring vibrant Jewish life, advancing self-sufficiency and stimulating social entrepreneurship in coastal North San Diego County and Jerusalem. The Leichtag Foundation was the first to identify the potential of the Jerusalem Biennale and to stand behind it.
The Jerusalem Municipality, under the leadership of Mayor Nir Barkat, has increased significantly its support in the field of culture and Arts in the last years. The Biennale enjoys enthusiastic support from Deputy Mayor Ofer Berkovich, who is also the head of commercial and cultural development. The professional team in the Municipality Culture and Art department is fully engaged with the Biennale and has chosen it to be the yearly municipal festival.
The Jerusalem Development Authority is a statutory corporation which was established by law in 1988. Its functions are to promote, plan and encourage the economic development of Jerusalem; to coordinate between government offices, authorities and bodies involved in the development of Jerusalem; to advise and supply information connected to entrepreneurial initiatives, plans and commercial ventures in Jerusalem.
Founded in 2007 by philanthropist Laurie M. Tisch, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund supports innovative strategies to address long-standing problems in New York City. The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund aspires to have a positive, lasting impact on well-being and community life. The foundation’s interest areas are multifaceted, and many programs cross over traditional categories.
The Lambert Family Foundation gives primarily for education, women's issues (including health education and civil rights and liberties), and for organizations that provide health care, shelter, food and other services to poor and disadvantaged persons.
The Ginot Ha’Ir Community Council serves 50,000 residents from the German Colony, Greek Colony, Rehavia, Talbia, Katamon, Yamin Mose, Kiryat Shmuel and Naiot neighborhoods. The community council works towards shaping a pluralistic community in Jerusalem building its programs around imparting values of responsibility and involvement in all parts of the community.
The Jerusalem Foundation has been working on behalf of Jerusalem and its residents for nearly 50 years. The Foundation’s early years were shaped by the city's need to develop, mostly by building a city, block by block, school by school, park by park.
The Israel Museum, the largest cultural institution in Israel and one of the world’s leading art and archaeology museums, houses encyclopedic collections, including works dating from prehistory to the present day, in its Archaeology, Fine Arts, and Jewish Art and Life Wings, and features the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. The Biennale enjoys the proffesional support of the museum and two of the museum's senior curators are members of the Biennale's Advisory Committee.
The Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem is located in the medieval citadel known as the Tower of David, near the Jaffa Gate, the historic entrance to the Old City. The Museum presents Jerusalem’s story. It details the major events in its history beginning with the first evidence of a city in Jerusalem in the second millennium BCE, until the city became the capital of the State of Israel, as well as its significance to three religions.
Bezeq is Israel's leading telecommunications service provider. Established in 1984, the Company has led Israel into the new era of communications, based on the most advanced technologies and services. Bezeq and its subsidiaries offer the full range of communications services including domestic, international and cellular phone services; broadband Internet and other data communications; satellite-based multi-channel TV; and corporate networks.
The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem is an interactive time capsule for visitors of all ages and faiths. Visitors from Israel and from around the world enjoy touring through the galleries and discovering the wonders of the ancient cultures and their interrelationships.
Jerusalem Wineries was established in 1976 and in 2006 acquired by the Guetta family. The winery is located in northern Jerusalem and produces a wide variety of wines. Jerusalem Wineries Wines are marketed in Israel and world-wide and have received awards and recognitions in various competitions.
As part of today's changing world, the Israeli government is emphasizing the role of culture, science and economics as important means by which to develop relations with the countries of the world. The Israeli Foreign Ministry views these as the state's calling card. The Division for Cultural and Scientific Affairs, Isreael Ministry of Foreign Affairs, seeks to promote those by supporting events as the Jerusalem Biennale.
The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute (VLJI) is a leading intellectual center for the interdisciplinary study and discussion of issues related to philosophy, society, culture, and education. The Institute gives expression to the wide range of opinions in Israel and takes particular pride in its role as an incubator and creative home for many of the most important civil society efforts to enhance and deepen Israeli democracy.
Trust established in 1951 in Illinois - Founded by David A. Smart, A.D. Elden, Vera Elden, John Smart, Edgar G. Richards and Florence Richards. The late David A. Smart, along with his brother Alfred, published the popular men's magazine, Esquire, which has won many National Magazine Awards, and is now published internationally.
The Achim Hasid complex includes two historic Armenian buildings that were built in the beginning of the 20th century, and a large front yard. The venue is located in the center of Emek Refaim Street - one of the most trendy and dynamic areas of Jerusalem. The "Achim Hasid" company builds luxury apartments in Jerusalem for the last 40 years.
Established in 1963 as a post-doctoral center of archaeological and biblical studies, the Jerusalem campus has grown since 1971 to serve as the center of HUC-JIR’s Israel experience for stateside students, including theYear-In-Israel Program, and prepares Israeli students for leadership in the Israel Rabbinical Program, M.A. Program in Pluralistic Jewish Education with the Melton Centre of Hebrew University, and the Blaustein Center for Pastoral Counseling’s Mezorim Program.
The JCU professional development program, which has been designed by Ruth Cummings and Nirit Roessler, teaches and encourages new and adaptive management practices so that art organizations can thrive instead of struggle to survive in the changed and volatile economic environment which has affected both funders and grantees
The Jewish Art Salon is an international artist-driven community that promotes understanding and appreciation of contemporary Jewish visual art. It provides important resources and programs that develop lasting partnerships with the global art community and the general public.
The Jewish Art Salon was launched in 2008 to create a forum for dialogue and shared experiences between artists, scholars and the general public. It presents public events in New York and elsewhere, and produces art projects in partnership with international art institutions. It has organized dozens of art exhibits and events leading international artists and scholars, exploring Jewish themes, related to current issues.
Jewish Artists Initiative (JAI) is a membership organization made up of over 65 artists and curators who are committed to fostering visual art and promoting dialogue about Jewish identity and related issues among members of the arts community. Our group believes in the transformational power of art and its ability to transcend barriers of language and culture. We have benefited from the emergence of Los Angeles as a world-class center for the arts and from the unique confluence of cultures that enrich the fabric of life in our region. The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles in partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Casden Institute and the USC Roski School of Art and Design originally conceived JAI. We are now under the fiscal sponsorship of the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity.
Jerusalem Publishing Atelier is a publishing group dedicated to the art, life and the 3000 years history of Israel and the Holy City. Each one of JPA's directors brings over 20 years of experience in the fileds of art publishing, printing, marketing and promotion. Together with living and working in Jerusalem, JPA introduces art and history lovers, to several of Jerusalem renowned artists, who gained international fame, by depicting the life, faith and art of Jerusalem and the Holy Land, in ways and forms that are unmatched.
The Russell Berrie Foundation identifies visionaries, institutions and unsung heroes doing groundbreaking work, by amplifing their impact by providing financial and strategic support. Investing in areas that reflect the founder's passions and perspective, including diabetes care and research, Israel's cultural and economic vitality, interfaith bridge-building, elevating the profession of sales and strengthening community in New Jersey.
The Austrian Hospice of the Holy Family in Jerusalem, which opened its doors in 1863, was the first national pilgrims' guesthouse in the Holy Land. In the spirit of it's foundation and it's history, it's guests are primarily Austrian pilgrims and those from German-speaking regions, as well as from those countries that were part of the Habsburg monarchy at the time of their founding.