The Festival of Israeli Dance and Culture – Polin Rokedet

On June 15-18, 2017 took place
“The Festival of Israeli Dance and Culture – Polin Rokedet”
organized by the Living Bridge Foundation in cooperation with the Strefa Dialogu Foundation and the Sport Plus Association
under the patronage of the Israeli Embassy in Poland
with the financial support of the Dutch Humanitarian Fund

During the Festival, a series of activities aimed at bringing the Israeli and Jewish culture closer to the participants, inspiring them to take discussions and allowing them to make new friendships including:
– Israeli dance workshops on three levels
– Artistic, culinary and language workshops
– Workshops of Jewish and Israeli songs
– An exhibition of photographs of “Israel Yesterday and Today”, made available by the Israeli Embassy in Poland
– Screening of the movie “Matchmaker” as part of the Israeli Embassy Film Club in Poland with a discussion
– Lecture and workshop on the Shabbat tradition
– Cafe Rokedet

Over 160 participants from around the world took part in the Festival, including Poland, Israel, France, Estonia, USA, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Great Britain, Norway). Thank you all for the great atmosphere, constant support and your enthusiasm.

Look forward to seeing you next year 🙂






20 Jun 2017

We have started the project “Leaders of Democracy”

July 1 we have started preparations for the implementation of the project “Leaders of Democracy”


The project aim is to conduct a study visit for representatives and opinion leaders, community leaders and young professionals in the area of public diplomacy from Israel in Poland. Their goal is to better understand Polish history and culture. In particular as regards the involvement of Polish democracy, the creation of civil society and the development of intercultural dialogue. An extremely important element will be the including in the activities, in particular workshops and discussions, Poles with professional interests as much as possible equivalent to those of the Israeli participants.

Leaders of DemocracyIn result the project is supposed to help to establish contacts between representatives and opinion leaders, community leaders and young professionals from Polish and Israel, to get to know each other exchange of a good practices and  to development of further cooperation among  both countries.  The expected effect will also be overcoming mutual prejudices and stereotypes to create a common future. After completion of study visits assume further steps towards multiplication of the project results among a wide range of people who have a personal or professional contact with direct beneficiaries of tasks.



In July a recruitment process for participants from Israel was held. From 48 applications, after the interviews 15 were selected, who will arrive in November to Poland for 10-day seminar.


Project is co-financed by the The Foreign Ministry of the Republic of Poland

 Leaders of Democracy

30 Sep 2016