Community Leaders

Welcome Community Leaders!

We believe you may be interested in the following materials:

Real Talk

Real Talk is a series of guided conversations to be held with lay and professional leadership in your community, in order to enable a more nuanced, considered approach to Israel engagement.

The Hatikvah Vision

This presents a way in which you might choose to frame the way your community engages with Israel, in all spheres.

Celebrating Israel

Is there a way to break out of an uninspiring cycle of Yom Ha’atzmaut events? We recommend a re-think…

Makom in Depth

A collection of our articles for various publications, offering deeper insights into the challenges facing Israel Engagement. You may find Creativity in Coalition of particular relevance, addressing, as it does, community change processes in Israel engagement.

 

Below you can also find all the materials posted that have been earmarked for your interest.


 

The meaning of the numbers

September 9, 2011

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On Saturday night the Middle East witnessed another remarkable demonstration of the spirit of democracy.

Over 450,000 people, 6% of Israel’s entire population, were out demonstrating against government policy.

That’s the equivalent of almost 19 million marching throughout the USA, over 2 million in Canada, and nearly 4 million people walking peacefully in the streets of the UK.

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Riders

 

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All professional Israeli musicians/acts will have a set of riders that outline above and beyond the general performance agreement. A rider typically consists of 3 parts: Technical, Stage, and Hospitality. To Full Post

Sound man

 

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This is the most important role in the production.

The sound man is responsible for organizing the band’s sound check, and live performance so that the sonic caliber both on stage (for the musicians) and off stage (for the audience) is mixed well. To Full Post

Artist Visas

 

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To be honest, this is not the most fun part of your production.

P-1 visas (Performance Visas) are required in the United States for any foreign act performing a gig “for hire”- meaning that they are getting paid directly for their performance.

HOWEVER- if the act is performing for an engagement that is considered a cultural event and the gig is for gratis (free) then they do not need to obtain a performance, only a regular tourist visa. To Full Post

The timeline countdown

 

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This section will can help you wrap your head around the scope and timeline of your production: To Full Post

Ticketing

 

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If you are not doing a free show or door deal then you need to have a plan for ticketing your show. Most established clubs and venues have their preferred method of selling tickets, box office, online, network of community representatives etc. To Full Post

Artwork

 

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Artwork is an essential part of a successful marketing campaign when you are looking to promote an Israeli act in your community.

Usually the artist will provide a standard high res image that you can incorporate into the final artwork. To Full Post

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