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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]

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2014 Covenant Award Recipients

Three Jewish Educators Receive 2014 Covenant Award; Honored by Jewish Community, Leadership

Covenant Award recipients Alison Kur, Dr. Rebecca Schorsch and Rabbi Yisroel Boruch Sufrin.
VIDEOWashington, DC, Nov 9, 2014—Three educators from across the spectrum of Jewish life received The Covenant Foundation’s 2014 Covenant Award today, honored for their commitment, vision and impact by hundreds of Jewish community and educational leaders, philanthropists, students, colleagues and others.[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.

Our News

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]
Nov 9, 2014

Five Young Jewish Educators Receive 2014 Pomegranate Prize from The Covenant Foundation

Five young, passionate and exceptional Jewish educators making impact today, and holding great promise to be leaders in the field in the future, are the 2014 recipients of The Covenant...[More]

Community News

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...[More]
Sep 29, 2014

Re-Focus: Creator of the Jewish Lens Takes on Diversity

SLIDESHOWIn 2013, Zion Ozeri received a Covenant Award for outstanding teaching. His innovative educational project, The Jewish Lens, through which he trains teachers and motivates students to learn about...[More]

Past Award Recipients

Sara Rubinow Simon

Sara Rubinow Simon

Sara Rubinow Simon earned a bachelor's degree in zoology from Barnard College, a master's degree in education from the American University, a master's degree in special education from Fordham...[more] Learn about more Past Award Recipients

Rare Finds

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]
Dec 4, 2014

Generations & Re-Generation: Engagement and Fidelity in 21st Century American Jewish Life

In September, 2014, B3/The Jewish Boomer Platform released a survey entitled Generations & Re-Generation: Engagement and Fidelity in 21 st Century American Jewish Life . B3’s goal was...[More]