Three Jewish Educators Honored at 2016 Covenant Award and 25th An...

Three Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s 2016 Covenant Award today, honored for their creativity, commitment and vigorous...

The Covenant Foundation Announces Appointment of New Board Chair

The Covenant Foundation announced a new Chair of the Board of Directors today, following the bi-annual meeting of the Board in New York. The...

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Yakov Horowitz - 2008 Award Recipient

Daniel Henkin - 2016 Award Recipient

A pioneer of Jewish a capella singing, Daniel Henkin has been dubbed “our beloved Jewish rock star” by those who spend summers with him at Camp Ramah Nyack. There, Henkin produces the annual Ramah musical celebration, a highlight of the season that attracts thousands of parents, alumni and community leaders. At the Ramaz School in New York, Henkin directs the music program and teaches chamber choirs. At Queens College, he directs the Hillel’s Jewish a cappella group, which draws singers from colleges throughout the New York City area and has been a three-time national champion in Jewish collegiate a cappella competitions.

Peter Geffen - 2012 Award Recipient

Peter Geffen, Founder of KIVUNIM and The Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York, has devoted his career in Jewish education to elevating Jewish identities informed and driven by social justice, creating educational models in which knowledge of Jewish communities around the world propels individual and collective growth and community building for next generations.