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Our scholarship program brings artists and teachers from Israel to study at the great studio craft programs in the United States.
NEW! AIDA 2.0 Essay
Co-founder Doug Anderson reflects on AIDA's accomplishments and how you measure success.
VIDEO: About AIDA: association of Israel's decorative arts
2-minute overview video about AIDA's mission, programs, artists and future plans.
VIDEO: SOFA Chicago 2013 Panel Discussion
Conversation with Directors of the Corning Studio, Haystack Mountain School, Pilchuck Glass School and Penland School of Crafts. Watch Video >
VIDEO: AIDA Scholarship recipient Lisbeth Biger studies pâte de verre
Lisbeth Biger an instructor at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, made the trip to Corning from Israel to study pâte de verre with Shin-ichi and Kimiake Higuchi. Watch Video >
VIDEO: Christa Assad at SOFA New York
Artist Christa Assad shares a compelling story of her visit to Israel as part of the AIDAshed travel program! Watch Video >
ARTICLE: In Search of Precious Stones, Haaretz
Inteview with Susanne Ramljak, Editor of Metalsmith Magazine, about her one-week visit to Israel with AIDA. View Article >
ARTICLE: AIDA featured in American Craft Magazine
Written from the point of view of Akio Takamuri, Amy Schwartz and Stu Kestenbaum, this article highlights how AIDA has been using American artist/craftsmen and schools to help the folks in Israel. View Article >
HIGHLIGHTS: AIDA's Recent News and Events
Check out the Highlights page to stay up-to-date on AIDA's news. View Highlights >
LETTER: from AIDA Board Member Sharon Karmazin
Sharon summarizes AIDA's mission in a heartfelt, personal letter. View Letter >