The Helix Project

Helix transforms Jewish history—bringing students to the historical heartland of European Jewish life to explore its vibrancy and celebrate Yiddish culture.
Education
$7,912USD
raised of $12,000 goal
66%
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This campaign started on May 05 and closed on June 21, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on June 21, 2013
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  • $10USD
    gute-fraynd

    As a friend of the Helix, your name will be included on our list of project supporters, featured on our website and in our resplendent Helix coffee table book.

    5 claimed

  • $25USD
    fotografye

    A unique photographic print taken during our trip by Helix's artist-in-residence. Scroll to the bottom left of the homepage for more information.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    16 claimed

  • $50USD
    yidisher kop

    A classic mug for your coffee or tea, featuring our vintage City of Angels (malokhim-shtot) Yiddish star map.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    31 claimed

  • $75USD
    torbe

    A stylish Yiddishkayt tote bag. See bottom left of the homepage for an image.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    8 claimed

  • $150USD
    bild-baytl-bintl

    A unique photographic print taken during our trip by Helix's artist-in-residence, our "Yiddish Soul" cd filled with wonderful Yiddish music, all delivered in the Yiddishkayt tote bag.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    7 claimed

  • $350USD
    fotobukh

    A coffee table book, produced after the Helix trip, filled with photos taken by the students as part of their photo-documentary project (plus the bild-baytl-bintl).

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    1 claimed

  • $750USD
    yasha burstyn collection

    That's yash (liquor) and burshtin (amber), plus more! Our Lithuanian treasure trove includes the Yiddishkayt tote bag, our Helix coffee table book and a sampling of regional specialties from the three nations we visit: embroidered linen from Belarus, Bison Grass vodka from Poland, and amber from Lithuania.

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 claimed

  • $6,000USD
    holy shtitser

    For fully funding one Helixer, we'll create a scholarship in your name and the student will personally communicate with you about his or her experience — plus, you'll receive all of the above perks!

    Estimated delivery: September 2013

    0 claimed

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