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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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24 May, 2017

In the Kitchen with Bubbie, for Shavuot

As the Festival of Shavuot approaches, our minds turn to blintzes and cheesecake! But this year, why not consider adding Galub Jamun to your Shavuot feast? Straight from the Bubbie’s Kitchen progra...

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5 April, 2017

The Responsibility of Our Freedom

Greetings!As we ready for our Passover celebrations, we consider anew the rich imperative of this holiday: to retell the story of our Exodus from Egypt. But Passover, Z’man Cheruteinu, is also a ca...

Thought Leadership

1 March, 2017

Sight Line Volume XIII: The Covenant Classroom

Dear readers, This month, we return to The Covenant Classroom! Inside you’ll find reflections from our 2016 Covenant Award recipients, a retrospective on 25 years of grant making in Jewish educat...

Thought Leadership

20 February, 2017

Reflections on Civil Discourse and Civic Engagement, on President’s Day

On President’s Day, we’re reminded of our lucky position as citizens of a democracy, and as Jewish people living freely in a democratic country. To honor and celebrate the myriad voices that make ...

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21 December, 2016

May the Brilliant Light of Jewish Education Shine On You, This Hanukkah

Chag Urim Sameach! This Hanukkah, as The Covenant Foundation celebrates its 25th year of supporting Jewish education, we continue to shine a light on the exceptional teachers in our classrooms and ...

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13 December, 2016

Sight Line Volume XII: A Platform for Dreams and Visions

Greetings! In honor of The Covenant Foundation’s 25th Anniversary, this special edition of Sight Line edition zooms out and looks at the past, present and future of the Foundation’s grantmaking...

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14 November, 2016

Five Emerging Jewish Educators Receive 2016 Pomegranate Prize

Five emerging Jewish educators received the 2016 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize today, recognized for their tremendous promise, focused leadership and willingness to take risks in their burgeon...

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13 November, 2016

Three Jewish Educators Honored at 2016 Covenant Award and 25th Anniversary Ceremony

Three Jewish educators received The Covenant Foundation’s 2016 Covenant Award today, honored for their creativity, commitment and vigorous work toward inclusion in the Jewish community.