The Jewish Foundation of Ukraine has fruitful contacts with a number of international Jewish and non-Jewish foundations and organizations. Different joint projects are realized and Foundation's members take part at international conferences and seminars representing the Jewish community of Ukraine.
Mr. Arkady Monastyrsky, the JFU Director General, established good relations with the World Organization of the Jews-parliamentarians and organized meetings with the representatives of Jewish communities of Denmark, Austria, Luxemburg and the Netherlands.
Joint American Jewish Distribution Committee and Jewish Agency "Sohnut" have been the JFU reliable partners for many years. They help to organize and realize various festivals and seminars and also grant financial support for the JFU publishing activity. The work experience of these organizations in the Diaspora countries is an example for the JFU activity.
The Foundation has good contacts with "B'nai-B'rith European organization, the European Jewish Congress, World Council of the Jewish Community Centers, International Federation "For peace in the whole world", European Humanity Found (the Netherlands), Federation of the New York Jewish Communities, "United" (the Netherlands) and other famous international organizations.
Besides creating and realizing joint projects the Foundation strives for the Jewish community's acquaintance with the life and culture of other countries, features of the Jewish communities in these countries.
In general, the JFU has connections with the diplomatic representatives of 35 countries.
In 2013-2014 the JFU conducted seminars for journalists and museum workers in Berlin. The aim of the first was to introduce Ukrainian journalists with journalists work before and during the Nazi regime, and to show how today honors the memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The theme of the second was a memory culture in Germany and studying the experience of German colleagues in the organization of museum exhibitions.
In 2015 the JFU plans to hold the seminar for Ukrainian journalists in cooperation with the House of the Wannsee Conference.
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