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Every two years, Yad Hanadiv recognizes the crucial role teachers play in shaping the knowledge and attitudes of the next generation by awarding exceptional teachers the Rothschild Prize for Education in Memory of Max Rowe. The 2013 Max Rowe Prize will be awarded to teachers – at all levels and across all disciplines – who develop in their students the ability and commitment to practice deliberative and respectful discourse.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2012
Five promising Jewish educators from across the country are the first-ever recipients of The Pomegranate Prize, established by The Covenant Foundation to honor and nurture exceptional, emerging professionals. The Foundation announced the establishment of the new prize - and the inaugural recipients – at its annual award ceremony during the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America in Denver, CO.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
The Covenant Foundation gave out its annual Covenant Awards for innovative Jewish educators Sunday night at the Marriot Hotel in Washington, D.C., where the Jewish Federations of North America held its annual General Assembly. Dr. Erica Brown, Scholar-in-Residence at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Director of Adult Education at the Partnership for Jewish Life and Learning; Rabbi Stuart Seltzer, Dean of Judaic Studies at the Shoshana S. Cardin School in Baltimore; and Nili Simhai, Director of the Teva Learning Center in New York are the 2009 awardees. Each of the recipients will receive $36,00 as well as $5,000 for their institutions.
Updated: Nov. 16, 2009
The Covenant Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2010 Covenant Awards for Excellence in Jewish Education, given each year to three exceptional educators who exemplify innovation, inspiration and impact in the field of Jewish education and in their communities. Educators working in any setting in North America are eligible to receive a Covenant Award. These include those working in day schools, congregational schools, camps, informal education venues, Hillel programs, family and adult programs, and other educational endeavors.
Updated: Oct. 01, 2009