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Sep 3, 2014 | Location: Paramus, NJ | Category: Community News
SLIDESHOWParamus, NJ, Sep 3, 2014—Educators don’t often get to play with clay, Silly Putty, and glitter. But at Summer Sandbox they do, all in a purposeful way as they reimagine their classrooms as centers of passionate and creative education. [More]
Apr 29, 2014 | Category: Community News
Apr 29, 2014—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 | Category: Community News
VIDEOMar 7, 2014—There 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]
Oct 25, 2013 | Category: Community News
Oct 25, 2013— The Covenant Foundation is pleased to share the full report of the JECEI-Covenant Fellows Program Impact Study. [More]
Sep 10, 2013 | Category: Community News
Sep 10, 2013—Short animations produced through the Studio G-dcast project – an initiative supported by The Covenant Foundation – were featured this month as part of the Toronto Jewish Film Festival. [More]
May 2, 2013 | Category: Community News
May 2, 2013—A new installment of  Jewish Food for Thought  – a series of animated shorts created by New York-based film and video artist Hanan Harchol – is now up on the web and on social media sites. [More]
Apr 26, 2013 | Category: Community News
Apr 26, 2013— Facing History and Ourselves ’ latest innovative educational resource, a five unit collection designed specifically for educators in a Jewish setting, is now available in print and electronic format. [More]
Mar 20, 2013 | Category: Community News
Mar 20, 2013—Taking the Haggadah personally, Rabbi David Silber, working with Rachel Furst, has published A Passover Haggadah: Go Forth and Learn. Essentially, two books in one: the Haggadah itself, in English and Hebrew, with Seder commentary and a collection of essays that inform Seder-night traditions and narration. [More]

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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]
Sep 3, 2014

Asking A More Beautiful Question

Questioning – deeply, imaginatively, and beautifully – can help us identify and solve problems, come up with game-changing ideas, and pursue fresh opportunities, says author Warren Berger in a new book.[More]