Three Jewish Educators Making Impact and Change Receive The 2017 Covenant Award
Three outstanding Jewish educators who are taking their visions of deeply engaging Judaism and igniting them into reality - are the 2017 recipients of The Covenant Award.
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The Covenant Foundation Announces Recipients of 2018 Covenant Award
New York – June 6, 2018 – The Covenant Foundation has announced the names of three Jewish educators who are the 2018 recipients of The Covenant Award. Naomi Ackerman, Founder and Executive Dire...
Jewish Women Change the Landscape of Communal Life Through Mentorship and Study
When 1998 Covenant Award recipient Rabbi Elana Kanter established the Women’s Jewish Learning Center in Phoenix, Arizona in 2010, she often heard the same questions over and over: “Why are you sta...
The Wow Metric of Success: Jewish Life Blooms on the Farm
Spring has arrived, and the Jewish community is busy planting with purpose.In Vaughan, Ontario, the yellow coltsfoot and purple-blue scilla are just starting to flower at the Kavanah Garden, a half ac...
L’dor V’dor: Making Memories at Bubbie Zaydie Family Camp
Jewish overnight camp can be a magical experience; it’s an institution that allows kids to develop confidence, independence and a sense of self, while building a supportive, safe and inclusive commu...
Stop Making Programs, Start Making Communities
What does community mean to you?When I became a mother three years ago, it became increasingly important to me that my family find opportunities for belonging. But as a Jewish professional, educator, ...
How Community Organizing Can Reinvigorate Jewish Community
When I was graduating from college almost 15 years ago, I erroneously added “Community Organizer” to my resume, thinking that my role at Hillel--where I assigned service leaders, planned programs,...
JCC Global Amitim: The Power of Uncommon Connections
An ambitious initiative among JCCs around the world is creating unique connections and partnerships, tearing down silos, and seeding innovative international projects to strengthen Jewish community. ...
The Genesis Plays Festival Opens at the 14th Street Y
The Genesis Plays, a series of original performances interweaving the themes that occupy and animate five American cities with the narratives of seminal Biblical characters, are being performed togeth...