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.
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...
Shanah Tovah from The Covenant Foundation
In Judaism, we practice the mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim by inviting guests into our homes and making them feel comfortable. And what better reason than the celebration of a new Jewish year to invite guests in, share delicious food, and strengthen our mutual resolve to make 5777 the best year yet? ...
Sight Line Volume XI: Built On the Roots of Tradition - New Models in Jewish Supplementary Education
Dear friends, It’s officially back-to-school season! As educators and students return to their learning spaces reinvigorated with new ideas and inspiration, we offer you a volume of Sight Line devoted to the latest thinking in Jewish Supplementary School programs. This issue begins with a di...
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...