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Nov 11, 2012 | Location: Baltimore | Category: 2012 Awards
VIDEOBaltimore, Nov 11, 2012—Three educators from across the spectrum of Jewish life received The Covenant Foundation’s 2012 Covenant Award today, as hundreds of Jewish community and educational leaders, prominent philanthropists, students and others honored them for their commitment, vision and wide-ranging impact. [More]
Jun 5, 2012 | Location: New York | Category: 2012 Awards
New York, Jun 5, 2012—From the Sephardic neighborhoods of Brooklyn, and the distant Jewish communities of India and Morocco, to a Jewish community center in Manhattan, three Jewish educators are exemplifying excellence and impact in Jewish education and are the 2012 recipients of The Covenant Award. [More]
Feb 8, 2012 | Location: Florham Park, NJ | Category: Our News
SLIDESHOWFlorham Park, NJ, Feb 8, 2012—The sixth annual Project Directors meetings of The Covenant Foundation-supported signature grantees focused on The Inner Innovator and approaching our work as a work of art. During three days of formal and informal dialogue, project directors concentrated on ways to enrich their projects by challenging established practices and introducing new methods and ideas. [More]
Jan 9, 2012 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Our News
New York, NY, Jan 9, 2012—The Covenant Foundation today announced nearly $900,000 in new grants as part of its mission to support and advance excellence and impact in Jewish education. [More]
Nov 22, 2011 | Category: Our News
Nov 22, 2011—Dr. Bernard Reisman died on Nov. 21, 2011 at the Bedford, MA VA Hospital after many years of coping with Alzheimer's Disease. The list of attributes is long: Brandeis University professor, Director of the Benjamin Hornstein Program, one of the country's first graduate programs to educate, train and prepare professional leaders to serve the Jewish community. Husband of Elaine Reisman. Father of Joel and Debby Reisman, Sharon and Stephen Conway, Eric and Sheryl Cooper Reisman, Robin and Richard Maltz. Grandfather of eight. [More]
Nov 6, 2011 | Location: Denver | Category: Our News
Denver, Nov 6, 2011—Five promising Jewish educators from across the country are the first-ever recipients of The Pomegranate Prize, established by The Covenant Foundation to honor and nurture exceptional, emerging professionals. [More]
Nov 6, 2011 | Location: Denver | Category: 2011 Awards
VIDEODenver, Nov 6, 2011—Three exceptional educators from across the spectrum of Jewish life received The Covenant Foundation’s 2011 Covenant Award today, as hundreds of Jewish community and educational leaders, prominent philanthropists, students and others honored them for their commitment, vision and wide-ranging impact. [More]
Oct 26, 2011 | Location: New York | Category: Our News
New York, Oct 26, 2011—Grantees of The Covenant Foundation are among the most effective, inspirational and creative organizations in Jewish life today according to Slingshot 11-12, a widely cited resource guide to pioneering Jewish non-profits. [More]

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Sep 30, 2014

The Definitive Guide to Jewish Community Gardens

A guide for Jewish organizations establishing or enhancing a garden to engage constituencies and build community is now available from the Pearlstone Center.[More]
Sep 3, 2014

The Jewish Experience on Film

Jewish history and heritage as portrayed on film is the focus of a major series appearing on Turner Classic Movies this month, offering educators an opportunity to start conversations of key historical, cultural, and social issues in classrooms and other venues.[More]