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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]
Dec 13, 2012 | Category: Community News
Dec 13, 2012—A new app designed for young children (and even their parents) to learn basic Hebrew is now released for many mobile devices. [More]
Dec 12, 2012 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Community News
New York, NY, Dec 12, 2012—Nearly 30 Jewish educators from across the country gathered at a Jewish Women’s Archive retreat just before the start of the current academic year to dive into the new Living the Legacy curriculum and explore ways to maximize its use. Claire Solomon, Program Associate at The Covenant Foundation, was there, and shared some insights. [More]

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Return of the Jew: Identity Narratives of the Third Post-Holocaust Generation of Jews in Poland

A new, “unexpected” generation of Jews made an appearance in Poland following the fall of the communist regime. Once home to the greatest Jewish community in the world and then site of the largest tragedy in Jewish history, today Poland is experiencing what some have called a “renaissance...[More]