Els H. Swaab – chair
Evert van den Bergh – treasurer
Jigal Schrijver – secretary


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Ken Gould – director
With degrees in both mathematics and music, Ken Gould (1962) has a diverse professional background in marketing, education and the arts. He moved to Amsterdam from his native Southern California in 1995 to focus on a career in the arts. Following a decade working as a singer specializing in baroque music, Gould served as advisor to various Dutch arts institutions. In 2007, he was hired as director of Amsterdam’s International Jewish Music Festival, which he helped to turn into the world’s leading Jewish Music showcase. In 2011, Gould was appointed as director of the newly established organization, KUNSTENISRAËL.

Natascha van Weeze– newsletter
Lenie Hoeksma – bookkeeping

Music Connects (concert series)

Julia Rusanovsky – production leader
Itai Weissman – production leader
Berta Levie-Jungman – crew
Anna Denekamp – crew
Marijke Wessel – crew

KUNSTENISRAËL research trips

Ronit Eden – coordinator


Michel van Ruyven (Hollands Lof) – design
Michiel Vergunst (SCEP) – execution