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Celebrating Excellence and Innovation in Jewish Education | Celebrating Excellence and Innovation in Jewish Education

SPECIAL PROJECT Sight Line is a digital journal brought to you by The Covenant Foundation. It is intended to offer more information for and about the field of Jewish education in its broadest definition, to evoke conversation, and to create an opportunity for action.[More]

Click here to congratulate the 2014 Covenant Award Recipients

Inspired Education

A Fresh Look at Three Inspired Educators

VIDEOMar 19, 2015—The Inspired Educator Video Series showcases exemplary moments of the Covenant Classroom in action. The educators featured here are a sample of the many talented educators who offer insight and inspiration for those seeking to raise the quality of Jewish education.[More]

Covenant in Action

92Y Shababa Network: Sharing the Magic

SLIDESHOWNew York, Feb 12, 2015—It’s not often that you see a group of Jewish educators up to their elbows, literally, in sloth puppets.[More]

Videos

Profiles in Great Teaching

Find inspiration and information in these profiles of our most recent Covenant Award recipients. Click here to find additional films and here for slideshows and multimedia presentations. Don’t miss our 18th anniversary publication, A Covenant of Dreams, celebrating in words and pictures the glorious work of those who received Covenant Foundation grants and Covenant Awards during our first 18 years.

Community News

Mar 13, 2015

The Covenant Foundation Mourns the Passing of Our Colleague and Friend Janice Silverman Rebibo z”l

We join Arnee Winshall, the staff, and the board of Hebrew at the Center in mourning the death of Janice Silverman Rebibo z”l . Janice was a caring, creative, talented, and brilliant woman who was loved and admired by all who knew her. She was a tireless advocate for all things relating to the Hebrew language who has had a profound impact on so many as an educator, writer, and friend. We...[More]
Feb 12, 2015

Jewish Food for Thought: Kindness

VIDEO What is it about a selfless act of kindness that makes it so special? Does kindness affect just the person on the receiving end, or also the person giving it? And how? And perhaps most importantly, what gets in the way of kindness and what can be done to overcome the obstacles? Kindness is the latest installment of Jewish Food for Thought , a series of animated shorts examining...[More]

Our News

Mar 19, 2015

A Fresh Look at Three Inspired Educators

VIDEOThe Inspired Educator Video Series showcases exemplary moments of the Covenant Classroom in action. The educators featured here are a sample of the many talented educators who offer insight and...[More]
Jan 7, 2015

The Covenant Foundation Announces New Grants

The Covenant Foundation announced $1.6 million in new grants today as part of its mission to support and advance excellence and impact in Jewish education.[More]

Past Award Recipients

Danny Siegel

Danny Siegel

Danny Siegel was raised in Arlington, Virginia, the child of a "country doctor" father and of a mother who devoted her time to the Hadassah organization and to her synagogue's sisterhood....[more] Learn about more Past Award Recipients

Rare Finds

Mar 18, 2015

Making Passover More Inclusive with the Gateways Haggadah

The Gateways Haggadah utilizes over 150 picture communication symbols developed by Mayer-Johnson™, the leading creator of symbol-adapted special education materials that assist individuals in...[More]
Feb 12, 2015

New Technology Enhances Depth of African-American Oral History Project

Drawing on a wealth of oral interviews collected by activist and politician Julian Bond and historian Phyllis Leffler, Black Leaders on Leadership examines the lives of prominent...[More]