The Covenant Foundation Announces Appointment of New Board Chair
The Covenant Foundation announced a new Chair of the Board of Directors today, following the bi-annual meeting of the Board in New York. The Board also announced one new member.
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.
Reflections on Civil Discourse and Civic Engagement, on President’s Day
On President’s Day, we’re reminded of our lucky position as citizens of a democracy, and as Jewish people living freely in a democratic country. To honor and celebrate the myriad voices that make up our great community, we’ve collected reflections from five practitioners in the areas of Jewish...
May the Brilliant Light of Jewish Education Shine On You, This Hanukkah
Chag Urim Sameach! This Hanukkah, as The Covenant Foundation celebrates its 25th year of supporting Jewish education, we continue to shine a light on the exceptional teachers in our classrooms and our lives. To honor our teachers--the dreamers and the visionaries, we’ve commissioned an origi...
Sight Line Volume XII: A Platform for Dreams and Visions
Greetings! In honor of The Covenant Foundation’s 25th Anniversary, this special edition of Sight Line edition zooms out and looks at the past, present and future of the Foundation’s grantmaking and the leadership that has allowed our work to flourish. Our slate of Insights interviews featu...
Five Emerging Jewish Educators Receive 2016 Pomegranate Prize
Five emerging Jewish educators received the 2016 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize today, recognized for their tremendous promise, focused leadership and willingness to take risks in their burgeoning careers.
Three Jewish Educators Honored at 2016 Covenant Award and 25th Anniversary Ceremony
Three Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s 2016 Covenant Award today, honored for their creativity, commitment and vigorous work toward inclusion in the Jewish community.
Talking Facts, Hard Work and Rejoicing in Judaism: An Interview with Deborah E. Lipstadt
In 1996, British writer David Irving sued Holocaust scholar Deborah E. Lipstadt and her publisher Penguin Books for libel in an English court. Irving’s accusation was that in her book, Denying the Holocaust: The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory, Lipstadt had described some of Irving’s work as Holocaust denial. Because English libel law places the burden of proof on the defendant rather than the plaintiff, Lipstadt and her winning British legal defense team were forced to prove that the Holocaust did indeed happen.
The Gefilte Manifesto: Making Old Traditions New Again
Rosh Hashanah is behind us, but with winter fast approaching, there is no less of a need for hearty and sustaining recipes to carry us through the colder weather. Enter, The Gefilteria!
Sukkot Holiday Headset: Ideas for a Sustaining Holiday Season
Chag Sukkot Sameach! Here are some ideas for cultural, intellectual and spiritual sustenance this season: Watch: In this video produced by the Jewish Family Service of Seattle-Project Kavod/Dignity, Covenant Award Recipient Beth Huppin shares how the holiday of Sukkot and the act of buildi...