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

SPECIAL PROJECT Sight Line is a digital journal brought to you by The Covenant Foundation. It is intended to offer more information for and about the field of Jewish education in its broadest definition, to evoke conversation, and to create an opportunity for action.[More]

Inspired Education

At Annual Awards Event, Three Jewish Educators are Recognized for Vision, Impact and Excellence

Eli Evans, left, Chairman of the Board of The Covenant Foundation, with the recipients of the 2015 Covenant Award, Michelle Shapiro Abraham, Amy Meltzer, and Dr. Sandra Ostrowicz Lilienthal.
Washington, DC, Nov 8, 2015—Three exceptional Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s 2015 Covenant Award today, honored for their dedication, inspiration and vision by hundreds of thought-leaders, colleagues, philanthropists, students, family and friends, who gathered at the Foundation’s annual awards dinner.[More]

Covenant in Action

A Twin Cities Abraham

VIDEOSLIDESHOWMinneapolis, Jan 14, 2016—For ten nights last month, Twin Cities residents got a glimpse of themselves through the prism of a fictional, hyperkinetic businessman reaching for redemption.[More]

Jewish Museums Help to Repair a Fractured World

SLIDESHOWSep 10, 2015—Jewish museums, and those highly influenced by Jewish content, are moving far beyond their traditional roles as mere frontal presenters of history and collections.[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.

Community News

Apr 21, 2016

PresenTense Group and Covenant Foundation Launch Community Hackathon

PresenTense Group and The Covenant Foundation are excited to announce a new program offering in North America, The PresenTense Community Hackathon.[More]
Apr 18, 2016

Be a Part of Character Day on September 22, 2016

This fall, Character Day returns! On September 22, 2016, thousands of groups around the world will screen The Making of a Mensch and other films that explore the importance of asking who we are and who we want to be in the world.[More]
Mar 2, 2016

Lynne Avadenka: How a Poem Begins

Now on display at the Yeshiva University Museum , How a Poem Begins , an exhibition by contemporary artist and Covenant Foundation grantee Lynne Avadenka, engages in a visual dialogue with the pre-state Israeli poet Rahel Bluwstein. Working in a range of media, Avadenka weaves together themes of Jewish culture, women’s creativity, and the combined power of word and image. The exhibition...[More]

Past Award Recipients

Diana Ganger

Diana Ganger

Diana Ganger “Whether as a Jew in Argentina, or an Argentinean in Israel, or a Jewish-Israeli Argentine in the United States, throughout my life I have had the fortune to have outsider eyes,...[more] Learn about more Past Award Recipients

Rare Finds

Mar 2, 2016

Take Your Soul to Work

For many of us with busy professional lives, there’s little time for reflection. But in this new book, renowned religious scholar and Covenant Award recipient Dr. Erica Brown offers ways for...[More]