News and Media

Explore a collection of articles written by Foundation staff, as well as published news items about grantees, award recipients and other thought leaders in the field of Jewish education.

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Our News

22 June, 2016

Sight Line Volume X: The Wonder Years- Inside the Field of Jewish Early Childhood Education

It’s fitting that our tenth volume of Sight Line focuses on Jewish early childhood education, because in Judaism, the number 10 represents good luck and strength. These are two qualities we urgently need in our national community right now, and two qualities that we can engender by planting the se...

Community News

21 June, 2016

2016 Summer Institute for Jewish Teaching and Learning at Case Western

Spend four days this summer at Case Western Reserve University, studying in seminars with Covenant grant recipients.

Community News

21 April, 2016

PresenTense Group and Covenant Foundation Launch Community Hackathon

"PresenTense Group and The Covenant Foundation are excited to announce a new program offering in North America, The PresenTense Community Hackathon, in celebration of the Covenant Foundation’s upcoming 25th anniversary. In 2016-17 the Community Hackathon will launch in three mid-size Jewish c...

Community News

18 April, 2016

Be a Part of Character Day on September 22, 2016

"This fall, Character Day returns! On September 22, 2016, thousands of groups around the world will screen The Making of a Mensch and other films that explore the importance of asking who we are and who we want to be in the world. Free discussion materials and a global conversation around character ...

Rare Finds

7 March, 2016

Take Your Soul to Work

"For many of us with busy professional lives, there’s little time for reflection. But in this new book, renowned religious scholar and Covenant Award recipient Dr. Erica Brown offers ways for dedicated and busy leaders to take a breath and reflect, in an effort to add depth and meaning to our work...

Community News

7 March, 2016

Introducing SHABOOM!: A brand-new animated series from G-dcast!

On April 6th, G-dcast will launch a new animated series on YouTube, geared toward Jewish kids aged 4-7! Learn about fixing the world with two magical “sparks” named Gabi and Rafael who live in a playhouse in the clouds and help out a regular family that makes a lot of (as your grandma might h...

Community News

15 January, 2016

Lynne Avadenka: How a Poem Begins

"Now on display at the Yeshiva University Museum, How a Poem Begins, an exhibition by contemporary artist and Covenant Foundation grantee Lynne Avadenka, engages in a visual dialogue with the pre-state Israeli poet Rahel Bluwstein. Working in a range of media, Avadenka weaves together themes of Jewi...

Covenant in Action

14 January, 2016

A Twin Cities Abraham

For ten nights last month, Twin Cities residents got a glimpse of themselves through the prism of a fictional, hyperkinetic businessman reaching for redemption.