The Covenant Grants

M’chadshei Ma’aseh Breisheet: An Integrated Middle School Curriculum on Judaism and the Environment

Organization: Solomon Schechter Day School Association, New York, NY

Grant Year: 2009

Project Director: Dr. Elaine R.S. Cohen

Type of Grant: Signature

Grant Amount: $30,000 (1 year)


Arts and Culture
Social Justice

“To fund a one-year planning process for an integrated middle school curriculum addressing Judaism and the environment. The curriculum incorporates rabbinics, science, the arts, and service environmental programs.

As part of the project, The Schechter Day School Network published a source book on water and Judaism, Mekor Hayyim, (the Source of Life) developed and compiled by Rabbi Lawrence Troster.

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