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News and Press | Covenant in Action

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May 21, 2015 | Category: Covenant in Action
VIDEOMay 21, 2015—Three months ago, grantees and award winners from across the country met at the Covenant Foundation Project Director’s meeting to study and share myriad ways of thinking about creativity and our work in the field. [More]
May 21, 2015 | Category: Covenant in Action
VIDEOSLIDESHOWMay 21, 2015—On Shavuot we commemorate the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. For some, this may mean honoring the holiday by participating in an all-night study session (see the sidebar!). For others, this may mean commemorating the Festival of Weeks by eating blintzes to symbolize the passage from Exodus 3:8, “a land flowing with milk and honey.” And still for others, Shavuot might be celebrated by listening to the songs of Alicia Jo Rabins, musician, poet, performer, Torah scholar and Covenant Foundation grantee, who composes and records music about the lives of biblical women with her band, Girls in Trouble. [More]
Feb 12, 2015 | Location: New York | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWNew York, Feb 12, 2015—It’s not often that you see a group of Jewish educators up to their elbows, literally, in sloth puppets. [More]
Sep 29, 2014 | Category: Covenant in Action
SLIDESHOWSep 29, 2014—For many children, going back to school is exciting. New shoes and school supplies, new teachers, friends, sports teams—the fall season offers us all a crisp break from languid summer days and brings structure, and a familiar routine. [More]
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]

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