News

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.

News Feed

Our News

31 March, 2020

Pesach 5780: Together We Can Meet the Challenge

This year, we find ourselves readying for Pesach with a new reality to contemplate. We may be separated from extended family members, forced to stay indoors, and obligated to find a way to celebrate a...

Our News

4 March, 2020

Purim Is More than Just a Kid's Holiday, and Here's Why

Greetings friends, The holiday of Purim is upon us and celebrations abound. However, Purim also offers us the opportunity for study and reflection. This year, we invite you to consider Covenant ...

Our News

8 January, 2020

The Covenant Foundation Announces $1.7 Million in New Grants to be Disbursed in 2020

New York – Jan. 8, 2020 – The Covenant Foundation announced $1.7 million in new grants today, highlighting anew the diversity of strengths within the field of Jewish education in North America. ...

Our News

6 November, 2019

2019 Pomegranate Prize Awarded to Five Emerging Jewish Educators

New York, NY – Nov. 6, 2019 – Five emerging Jewish educators received the 2019 Covenant Foundation Pomegranate Prize today at the annual Pomegranate Prize ceremony. This year’s Prize recipients ...

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 six-...

Our News

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...

Our News

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...