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Celebrating Excellence and Innovation in Jewish Education | Celebrating Excellence and Innovation in Jewish Education

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2014 Covenant Award Recipients

The Covenant Foundation Names 2014 Award Recipients for Excellence in Jewish Education

From left to right: Alison Kur, Dr. Rebecca Schorsch and Rabbi Yisroel Boruch Sufrin
New York, May 19, 2014—Three visionary educators demonstrating the power of inspired Jewish education are the 2014 recipients of The Covenant Award for excellence in the field, The Covenant Foundation announced today.[More]

Covenant in Action

The Art of Social Justice

SLIDESHOWSharon, MA, May 1, 2014—Art as social action is shaping the conversation at a small Jewish day school here, and making an impact on community and beyond.[More]


Profiles in Great Teaching

Find inspiration and information in these profiles of our most recent Covenant Award recipients. Click here to find additional films and here for slideshows and multimedia presentations. Don’t miss our 18th anniversary publication, A Covenant of Dreams, celebrating in words and pictures the glorious work of those who received Covenant Foundation grants and Covenant Awards during our first 18 years.

Our News

Feb 6, 2014

The Covenant Foundation Announces New Grants

The Covenant Foundation announced $1.6 million in new grants today as part of its mission to support and advance excellence and impact in Jewish education.[More]
Oct 28, 2013

Celebrating Educators, Longstanding and New

VIDEOHundreds of Jewish educators and communal leaders joined influential and future-oriented thinkers here for Assessing Jewish Wisdom in the 21st Century: New Frontiers, a symposium sponsored by The Covenant Foundation.[More]

Community News

Apr 29, 2014

Summer Professional Development

Summer is nearly here and offers Jewish educators a variety of professional development opportunities and other unique programs. Some to note:[More]
Mar 7, 2014

Upon Reflection

VIDEOThere is Jewish wisdom all around us—at our dinner tables, our work places, in our synagogues and community centers. What happens when we harness that wisdom, and use it to create a piece of art?[More]

Past Award Recipients

Zipora Schorr

Zipora Schorr

Zipora Schorr was born in Jerusalem, a sixth generation sabra, to a family with Chassidic and Rabbinic roots. Early in her life, her family moved from Israel to Detroit, where her father served...[more] Learn about more Past Award Recipients