Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitzkrieg, Berkeley Rep's The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true story of a young Jewish musician whose life is disrupted by the Nazi regime. Koret provided support for the production of the performance, and cultivated a unique partnership with the nearby Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
Opening in Warsaw, Poland in 2013 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews is expected to attract one million visitors per year.
As the 49ers secured the title of NFC West Champions, their efforts this season have raised $500,000 to support six Bay Area youth organizations through the Taube Family Foundation and Koret Foundation Touchdowns for Kids Program.
A packed house was wowed at the recent opening of the Green Music Center at Sonoma State, a multi-faceted music and arts venue in the heart of wine country. Funded in part by the Koret Foundation, the inaugural season began with a stunning piano performance by Lang Lang.
Established in 1985, the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem is widely considered the top veterinary school in the Middle East, and
Koret has been a prominent supporter since the school’s inception.
At any given time, the Koret Foundation is working closely with more than 300 grantee organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Israel, and Poland. On this page we feature a few that are currently in the news or achieving noteworthy acclaim.