America-Israel Cultural Foundation chair Scott Mortman and vice chair Kristina Reiko Cooper.
(photo credit: AMIT MAHALEL)
Cultural pursuits the world over are frequently in the firing line when state budgetary cuts are introduced – and Israel is no exception. Despite the vast number of quality artists we continue to churn out, governmental support for creative exploits could do with an incremental upgrade. That’s where nonprofit organizations come in.The America-Israel Cultural Foundation has been a stalwart of the local arts and culture scene for more than 77 years, providing financial and other forms of support to a roster of artists that reads like a Who’s Who of the country’s entertainment elite.