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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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13 September, 2017

A New Recipe for the New Year from The Gefilteria

Nothing says Rosh Hashanah like tsimmes—a honey-sweetened fruit and vegetable stew. Now, Covenant Foundation friends Jeffrey and Liz of The Gefilteria reimagine this classic dish with a recipe f...

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7 September, 2017

Covenant Award recipients change the world, one student at a time.

Help us shine a light on all of the outstanding educators in the field of Jewish Education by nominating someone for a 2018 Covenant Award, today! Listen as Beth Huppin, a 2010 Covenant Award recip...

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16 August, 2017

Join Millions of Mensches – Be a Part of Character Day on September 13th!

With the High Holidays approaching, you’re invited to participate in a timely and dynamic event to prepare your community for this time of reflection: The 4th annual Character Day is happening on Se...

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11 August, 2017

How Can The Covenant Voices App Work for You?

Check out how Covenant Foundation grantees Avodah used our white-label app to record Avodah Service Corps Members during their graduations and year-end retreat — to capture memories of their Avo...

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11 August, 2017

Campers at Camp Twelve Trails Learn to be Keepers of the Earth

At Camp Twelve Trails, a joint project of the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood, JCC on the Hudson and The Riverdale YM-YWHA, campers learn core Jewish values. From welcoming guests, to c...

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7 July, 2017

The Covenant Foundation Board and Staff Mourn the Loss of Dr. Jonathan S. Woocher

With sorrow, we mourn the loss of Dr. Jonathan S. Woocher. Jonathan was a colleague, leader and friend, and an idea champion equal to none. The Board, staff and entire Covenant family will miss him. W...

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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...