KFAR JEWISH ARTS CENTER Overview
Geographic areas served: Greater Chicago
KFAR Jewish Arts Center is an independent arts organization that stimulates, promotes and produces the next generation of Jewish expression. Hebrew for village, KFAR brings artists and audiences together around vibrant arts-oriented celebrations of Jewish heritage in Chicago, creating alternative conduits to community and inspiring investigations of identity by artists and performers exploring our culture through their craft.
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KFAR is a visionary organization which has opened my eyes (and ears) to the richness and diversity of global Jewish music beyond anything I had imagined. Adam and his supporters are committed to great music and Jewish engagment. Each stands on its own and neither is in service to the other. ... more »
Kfar consistently offers programming for the Jewish community which is bold and innovative. It often stretches the old definitions of what constitutes Jewish culture. By doing so, it often engages Jews of all walks of life who might otherwise have no affiliation with their culture. Kfar events are... more »
Kfar gives the Chicagoland area a much needed injection of Jewish-themed culture. It also provides a much needed haven for touring artists as they try to make a stop in the Midwest worth their while. The programs are incredibly diverse, and serve well beyond their intended demographic. You see ... more »