Jewish people worldwide constantly explore the concept of their
identity by observing Jewish tradition, studying Jewish history and
generating new Jewish culture.
The Virtual Museum of Jewish Theatre and Performing Arts will provide
the largest online database of theatre works, representing major
trends in Jewish performing arts over the past 600 years. Working
in collaboration with leading artists, researchers and academic
institutions, it will:
Establish a common multimedia platform for intercultural dialogue
and artistic collaboration.
Bring the rich heritage of Jewish theatre to a wider Jewish and non-
Promote education about cultural preservation and artistic creation.
Using the most advanced tools of information technology to develop
a user-friendly online platform, the Virtual Museum will be the
foremost research site for Jewish performing arts, containing plays,
musical scores, photographs, recordings, academic studies, articles
and reviews. Accompanied by a timeline showing the development
of Jewish theatre alongside world theatre and history, visitors will surf
across geography and time.
As the second phase of All About Jewish Theatre the only network
dedicated to Jewish theatre and performing arts, the Virtual Museum
will put all the information on Jewish theatre at your fingertips on one