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Explore a collection of articles written by Foundation staff, as well as published news items about grantees, award recipients and other thought leaders in the field of Jewish education.

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Thought Leadership

16 September, 2019

Civilly Speaking: A Curriculum on Civil Discourse

As Jewish educators, it is our responsibility to bring more kind and empathetic discourse– and possibly more peace– to our classrooms and our world. With that in mind, we’ve commissioned a 5- l...

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4 June, 2019

The Covenant Foundation Announces Recipients of 2019 Covenant Award

New York – June 5, 2019 – The Covenant Foundation has announced the names of three Jewish educators who are the 2019 recipients of the Covenant Award.Dr. Gregory Beiles, Head of School, The Toront...

Thought Leadership

22 May, 2019

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 transpired on the pages of Covenant’s publications, includi...

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9 January, 2019

The Covenant Foundation Announces $1.6 Million in New Grants to be Disbursed in 2019

The Covenant Foundation announced $1.6 million in new grants today, continuing its commitment to support the most creative and innovative approaches to Jewish education.“It is so inspiring to see th...

Thought Leadership

19 November, 2018

Sight Line 18: Contemplating Civil Discourse, The Jewish Imperative

“Civil discourse requires us to listen generously and to act as though—and to really believe—we could be open to persuasion. We each may think: ‘I did not cause this situation, I am not to bla...

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14 November, 2018

2018 Pomegranate Prize Awarded to Five Emerging Jewish Educators

Five emerging Jewish educators received the 2018 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize today at the annual Pomegranate Prize ceremony. This year’s cohort includes educators working in myriad setting...

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5 September, 2018

Uplifting Melodies for Rosh Hashanah

First recorded last September 2017 in honor of Rosh Hashanah 5778, we are delighted to once again share with you a recording of the song “Amen,” sung by Tizmoret, a Jewish a cappella group directe...

Thought Leadership

30 August, 2018

Prompts for Creating Meaningful Conversations Around Your Holiday Table

"The High Holidays remind us of our job to live a life in responsible service to others."So begins the pack of Rosh Hashanah 2018 discussion cards created by the Project Kavod/Dignity team at the Jewi...