The Covenant Foundation Announces the 2018 Recipients of The Covenant Award
Naomi Ackerman, Founder and Executive Director of The Advot Project, Los Angeles, CA; Deborah Newbrun, Senior Jewish Educator and Director Emeritus at Camp Tawonga, San Francisco, CA; and Dr. Susie Tanchel, Head of School at JCDS, Boston’s Jewish Community Day School, Watertown, MA, are the recipients of the Award, which is among the highest honors in the field of Jewish education.
“The work in which each of these remarkable educators is engaged broadens the scope of Jewish life and learning for all of us,” said Cheryl Finkel, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Covenant Foundation and a 1999 Covenant Award recipient.
“With deeply felt purpose, they take their core beliefs of community, spirituality, and equality to both traditional and out-of-the-box learning spaces. It is a true privilege to honor them for all that they do.”Along with the recognition that accompanies this award, recipients will each receive $36,000 and each of their institutions will receive $5,000...