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The 2020 Covenant Awards Virtual Celebration: Watch the Event!

On Sunday October 18th the Covenant Foundation honored 2020 Award recipients Maxine Segal Handelman, Russel Neiss and Amanda Pogany, at the ...

Maxine Segal Handelman, Russel M. Neiss, and Amanda Pogany Receiv...

Three Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s 2020 Covenant Award this evening, at the Foundation’s first-ever virtual celeb...


Amy Meltzer - 2015 Award Recipient

Amy Meltzer, the lead Kindergarten teacher at Lander-Grinspoon Academy (LGA) in Northampton, MA, is proving that a small classroom in a small school in a small town can be a nucleus of inspired Jewish education and a model for the entire field.

Susie Tanchel - 2018 Award Recipient

Susie Tanchel is Head of School at JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School. At JCDS, Tanchel focuses on infusing school life with intentional pluralism. The JCDS curriculum guides teachers and students through challenging conversations, strengthening the community while building a new generation of Jewish students who can thrive in an ever-changing and complex world. Tanchel’s students learn how to engage respectfully and productively with others who have different perspectives.

Judy Finkelstein-Taff - 2013 Award Recipient

Judy Finkelstein-Taff, Head of School at the Chicago Jewish Day School (CJDS) since 2004, is a life-long Jewish educator who has worked across a spectrum of educational venues and imbued students, parents, colleagues – and everyone she touches – with a passion for learning, connection and growth that is deep and pervasive.