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News and Press | Covenant in Action

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Sep 3, 2014 | Location: Palmer, MA | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWPalmer, MA, Sep 3, 2014—It was like the premiere of a blockbuster movie, only it all happened at Camp Ramah in New England. [More]
Sep 3, 2014 | Location: New York, NY | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWNew York, NY, Sep 3, 2014—Don’t assume that everyone walking around tethered to a device is mindlessly texting, tweeting, and chatting. For some, there is serious Jewish education going on. [More]
May 1, 2014 | Location: Sharon, MA | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWSharon, MA, May 1, 2014—Art as social action is shaping the conversation at a small Jewish day school here, and making an impact on community and beyond. [More]
Mar 4, 2014 | Location: San Rafael, CA | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWSan Rafael, CA, Mar 4, 2014—Family mealtime may be on the rebound. That is, if those who see it as key to Jewish continuity prevail against 21 st century forces staring them down. [More]
Nov 25, 2013 | Location: Chicago | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWChicago, Nov 25, 2013—Esther Bley pulled out her smart phone and proudly passed around an image of her college-aged granddaughter, Sarah, in full tikun olam mode. [More]
Oct 7, 2013 | Location: New York | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWNew York, Oct 7, 2013—It’s a Jewish journey writ large, as an unaffiliated Jewish artist immersed himself in teachings just a few years ago and now conveys Jewish wisdom through his own museum-worthy art form. [More]
Sep 10, 2013 | Location: New York | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWNew York, Sep 10, 2013—Come spring, the halls of Barrack Hebrew Academy just outside Philadelphia will feature story panels, images, videos and other temporary exhibits – all researched and created by students  - depicting German and Austrian Jewish communities prior to the Holocaust. [More]
Sep 10, 2013 | Location: San Francisco | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWSan Francisco, Sep 10, 2013—He recently acquired an iPhone, and so with the characteristic curiosity of a new and adventurous user, here he was at a gathering advancing the use of technology in Jewish schools - getting his hands dirty with apps and programs, and filling his head with new ideas and possibilities. [More]

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Rare Finds

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]