Art on Brighton Festival calls for artists

Art on Brighton is a community-based multidisciplinary festival, taking place on September 8, 2012 on the Brighton Beach boardwalk and beach, and at the New York Aquarium. Artists who are at all stages in their careers and work in such media as performance, social practice, installation, dance, sculpture, photography, film, sound, video, writing, poetry, and […]

Blueprint Fellowship

Starting in November 2012, the COJECO BluePrint Fellowship will support the fourth cohort of Russian-speaking Jewish individuals ages 25-40, who will receive a grant from $1,000 to $5,000 to develop projects that engage with our community on a meaningful and significant level. Projects should be innovative initiatives that impact the Russian Jewish community in areas […]


Commemorating 105 anniversary of the first movie ever made (46 seconds long) “La Sortie de l’Usine Lumière à Lyon” (“Workers leaving Lumiere factory in Lyon”) by Brother’s Lumiere, Project 59 Seconds Video Festival in cooperation with First Ural Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art in Ekaterinburg is announcing initiated by Biennale commissar Alisa Prudnikova a special […]

Share your story at "HIAS: My Story"

Message from Genia Brin, mother of Sergei Brin, National Chair of myStory, HIAS board member: “If you are an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, like my family, I imagine you also were introduced to HIAS within hours of leaving the Soviet Union. HIAS met us at the Vienna airport and at the train in […]