Rabbi Tully Harcsztark, Meredith Englander Polsky and Dr. Jane Shapiro Receive The 2017 Covenant Award at Annual Ceremony in L.A.
A New Recipe for the New Year from The Gefilteria
Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro - 2017 Award Recipient
As Co-Founder of OROT: Center for New Jewish Learning in Skokie, IL, Dr. Jane Sherwin Shapiro teaches students of all ages from across the religious spectrum. Founded in 2014, OROT serves over 500 students each year through weekly classes and immersive learning experiences where students learn to integrate serious text study with alternative creative expression, in learning spaces that range from artists’ studios to Yoga studios, and from botanical gardens to kitchens.
Jan Darsa - 2010 Award Recipient
Jan Darsa, Director of Jewish Education at Facing History and Ourselves for the last 15 years, is a trailblazing advocate for - and practitioner of - framing Holocaust education in a modern, actionable and relevant way.
Rabbi Eve Ben-Ora - 2011 Award Recipient
Rabbi Eve Ben-Ora, Jewish Educator at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) for the last five years, and Director of Jewish Education at the Jewish Community Center of Houston for ten years before that, has worked to instill formal and informal Jewish education as a living, thriving and accessible piece of the organizational landscape and has made the JCCSF the Jewish address for a pluralistic, diverse community.