Covenant's Summer Reading List

As we come to the close of another busy and productive academic year, we’re taking stock of lessons, conversations and musings that have t...

Educating for the Heart: Krista Tippett in Conversation with Dr. ...

In honor of Israel’s Independence Day, we’ve asked Aliza Goodman and Rabbi Lev Meirowitz Nelson, two members of the 2017 cohort of Pomeg...


Zion Ozeri - 2013 Award Recipient

Zion Ozeri, Founder and Creative Director of The Jewish Lens, combined his longtime occupation as a photographer and documentarian of Jewish life around the world with a new role as Jewish educator, creating a unique blend of experiential and traditional Jewish education pulsating with the promise of 21st century media.

Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro - 2017 Award Recipient

As Co-Founder of OROT: Center for New Jewish Learning in Skokie, IL, Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro teaches students of all ages from across the religious spectrum. Founded in 2014, OROT serves over 500 students each year through weekly classes and immersive learning experiences where students learn to integrate serious text study with alternative creative expression, in learning spaces that range from artists’ studios to Yoga studios, and from botanical gardens to kitchens.

Michelle Shapiro Abraham - 2015 Award Recipient

Michelle Shapiro Abraham, Director of Program Development for the Campaign for Youth Engagement at the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), has spent nearly two decades as a Jewish educator and has altered the educational landscape in myriad settings and for a cross section of students and colleagues.