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MEET FELLOW JOSH WALETZKY

Josh Waletzky is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, born and raised in New York City. He has worked as a director, writer and editor on numerous documentary films about cultural and social themes, beginning as a sound editor on Ibeorgun (1975, the Kuna Indians) and Academy Award-winningHarlan County, U.S.A.(1976, striking coal miners). He directed..

MEET FELLOW JENNY LEVISON

Jenny Levison is a playwright, screenwriter, theater artist, dancer, musician, and social justice activist whose work focuses primarily in the areas of immigrant rights and racial equality, economic justice, disability rights, LGBTQ equality, counter-white nationalism, and progressive Jewish activism. I’ve been deeply involved in Jewish performance for the past 20 years, starting..

LABA LAUNCHES TIME

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd, 7:30 PM Join us for the launch party of LABA’s theme for the new year, “Time.”It’s a chance to get to know our new fellows, and begin the intellectual and creative journey into the invisible yet ubiquitous concept of time. Ruby Namdar will teach Ecclesiastes – you know, the “to everything there..

MEET FELLOWS OMTA

OMTA (founded 2006) represents the artistic collaboration of international new-media artists Tal and Omer Golan. OMTA has exhibited in many countries including continuous representation at the Bloomfield Science Museum in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and active participation in New York galleries and features. OMTA are associate members of..

MEET FELLOW LEE SHER

Lee Sher is a choreographer and actress who studied at the acting studio of Nisan Native in Tel Aviv. In 2000, Lee established LeeSaar The Company with Saar Harari. The company received a scholarship from the Mosman Art Gallery in Sydney, Australia, where she wrote and directed the play, “Ester.” The..

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ABOUT

LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture is a program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.

CALENDAR

Join us for LABAlive, our series of live events which feature cutting edge artwork and performances combined with provocative teachings.

FELLOWS

Every year LABA selects a group of culture-makers to take part in our house of study. Learn more about this year’s fellows and our yearly theme TIME.