Three Jewish Educators, Leaders of Innovation and Impact in the Field, Receive the 2016 Covenant Award
Three outstanding Jewish educators who are leaders of innovation and impact - and who by their very successes are pushing the field to take notice of the power of inclusive, creative education – are the 2016 recipients of The Covenant Award.
Covenant in Action
Around the World with Bubbie
Smearing rounds of floured dough with onion-laced mashed potatoes was the easy part. Folding the dough over to pinch and seal the ends was a messier challenge.
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...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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
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.