New York, NY, Jun 5, 2013 - Howard Blas, Director of the Tikvah Program at Camp Ramah in New England; Judy Finkelstein-Taff, Head of School at the Chicago Jewish Day School; and Zion Ozeri, Founder and Creative Director of The Jewish Lens in New York, were named today by The Covenant Foundation to receive the Award, among the most coveted honors in the field of Jewish education. … [Read more...] about The Covenant Foundation Names 2013 Award Recipients for Excellence in Jewish Education
The Covenant Foundation
The Covenant Foundation has announced $1.2 million in new grants as part of its mission to support and advance excellence and impact in Jewish education. Foundation grants are divided into two categories: Signature grants, which provide funding for up to $250,000 for up to five years, and Ignition grants, of up to $20,000 for one year to support new and untested approaches. The grants announced today are part of approximately $1.7 million … [Read more...] about The Covenant Foundation Announces New Grants
by H. Glenn Rosenkrantz San Francisco - November 16, 2012 - The ancient Talmud is getting some 21st century treatment. Here at the Contemporary Jewish Museum recently, young animators and storytellers - many with little or no exposure to the deep, varying levels of Talmudic study - dove into text, considered interpretations, and engaged in debate. … [Read more...] about The Talmud Channel: New Media Meets Ancient Text
Baltimore, Maryland - Nov. 12, 2012 - Five promising Jewish educators are the 2012 recipients of The Covenant Foundation’s Pomegranate Prize for their exceptionalism as emerging professionals in Jewish educational settings across the country. Recipients, representing a range of educational venues, activities and approaches, are: Maya Bernstein, Strategic Design Officer at UpStart Bay Area in San Francisco; Rabbi Eliav Bock, Founding Director … [Read more...] about Pomegranate Prize Awarded to Five Young, Promising Jewish Educators
by Rabbi Ami Hersh and Dana Levinson It’s the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. You’re a young Jewish adult in New York City, seeking opportunities to help elderly homebound Jews recover after the storm’s devastation. Imagine if you had an app for that, one that not only gives you some ideas and direction, but also allows you to share your experiences through photos and videos with other like-minded friends. Or what if you want to engage in … [Read more...] about Young Jewish Engagement: Get Them Involved with the Ramah365 App!