The committee reviews proposals for groundbreaking projects aiming to fight anti-Semitism in all its forms and to promote intercultural dialogue. The Foundation supports educational and citizen-based initiatives that specifically target prejudice and attempts to conflate different issues. While the goal is to reach young people, the Foundation also supports events, publications and cultural productions geared to a wide public, as welle as initiatives aimed at stemming the spread of hate speech on the Internet and on social media.
Immersed in one of the most appalling prison systems of the 20th century, this documentary explores the traces of the Moscow Gulag on the borders of Eastern Siberia. It presents this story by following Assia Kovrigina in the footsteps of her grandfather, a Jewish intellectual imprisoned by the Soviet regime.
For 10 years, Amitié judéo-musulmane de France has been traveling around France to foster dialogue and dispel racist, anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim stereotypes. The organization recruits and trains young people, who are tasked with the mission of convincing their counterparts in "sensitive" areas that Jews and Muslims have more in common than they think.
Proposing a project
The committee’s priority is reaching out to youth, but it can also fund cultural events, publications and audiovisual or digital productions intended for the general public. It particularly encourages the fight against hate speech on the Internet. Research and monitoring projects aiming to better understand contemporary anti-Semitism may be funded.
September 6, 2019