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May 21, 2015 | Category: Community News
VIDEOMay 21, 2015—Shavuot has a few distinctive customs, but perhaps none is more known than the practice of an all-night study session, or, Tikkun Leil Shavuot. A custom that originated in 16 th century Tzfat, tikkunim taken on myriad forms today; one contemporary spin on the practice is happening in New York this year, at the 14 th Street Y on Saturday, May 23rd, from 7pm to 2am. [More]
Feb 12, 2015 | Category: Community News
VIDEOFeb 12, 2015— [More]
Sep 29, 2014 | Category: Community News
SLIDESHOWSep 29, 2014—In 2013, Zion Ozeri received a Covenant Award for outstanding teaching. His innovative educational project, The Jewish Lens, through which he trains teachers and motivates students to learn about and express Jewish diversity, values, and traditions through the art of photography, has had a valuable effect on the classroom by bringing the voice of the students into a powerful conversation. [More]
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]

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