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Press Contact:

Glenn Rosenkrantz [email]
646.245.8975

The Covenant Foundation welcomes inquiries from the press on its activities, programs, grantees, awardees and Jewish education issues.

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Jun 2, 2011 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Jun 2, 2011—Three exceptional educators from across the spectrum of Jewish life are 2011 recipients of the Covenant Award for committing to excellence in Jewish education and pursuing innovative approaches that inspire and empower students, colleagues and community. [More]
Jan 6, 2010 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Jan 6, 2010—From a technology-based curriculum to teach students about Jewish moral and social issues, to a mentorship program for young girls to encourage Jewish community engagement, 13 innovative and trailblazing initiatives are recipients of new Covenant Foundation grants. [More]
Nov 8, 2009 | Location: Washington, DC | Category: Press Releases
Washington, DC, Nov 8, 2009—Three exceptional Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s prestigious 2009 Covenant Award today, as hundreds of Jewish community and educational leaders, prominent philanthropists, students and others honored and celebrated them for their commitment, vision and unique, wide-ranging impact. [More]
Jun 1, 2009 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Jun 1, 2009—Three exceptional educators from across the spectrum of Jewish life are 2009 recipients of The Covenant Foundation’s prestigious Covenant Award for making significant marks in their communities, and for designing and using innovative educational approaches to achieve dramatic and lasting impact. [More]
May 11, 2009 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, May 11, 2009—Eli N. Evans, chairman of the board of The Covenant Foundation, noted writer and authority on the Southern Jewish experience, and a visionary leader in the Jewish community, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from his alma mater, the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, during commencement ceremonies on May 10. [More]
Feb 4, 2009 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Feb 4, 2009—From an environmental education program infused with Jewish values, to a digital media project teaching children Jewish history and heritage, 16 innovative and trailblazing initiatives are recipients of new Covenant Foundation grants. [More]
Jan 26, 2009 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Jan 26, 2009—Nearly two decades of immense innovation and impact in Jewish education are profiled and celebrated in a new book published by The Covenant Foundation. [More]
Oct 28, 2008 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Press Releases
New York, NY, Oct 28, 2008—Hundreds of Jewish educators, philanthropists and community leaders from throughout the country gathered here this week to mark The Covenant Foundation’s 18th anniversary and its support of initiatives and ideas and the practitioners who have harnessed them to change Jewish education across the span of a generation. [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]