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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]
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]

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Rare Finds

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]