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What is Folksbiene.RU
Folksbiene.RU is a unique performing arts platform created to explore the rich heritage and complex identities of the Russian-speaking Jewish community. Using theatre and instruments of the performing arts to boldly venture into the matters of the heart, Folksbiene.RU programs help participants find their own creative expression, connect with earlier generations, and deepen their Jewish identity.
Folksbiene.RU's robust programming includes original theatrical productions, concerts and festivals, workshops and interactive events. A special emphasis is placed on stewarding younger generations into Jewish life by bringing teaching artists to camps, schools and community organizations.
Foksbiene.RU is a partnership initiative of the Genesis Philanthropy Group and National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene. Marketing and outreach support to the project is provided by COJECO, an agency of the UJA Federation of New York.