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The Buzz: 12 JVG’ers Named Most Innovative in North America

November 27, 2012

Recognition from Slingshot, The Covenant Foundation, and local press abound! Big news from JVG HQ:

Sarah Lefton (’10) Receives Prestigious Pomegranate Prize: The Covenant Foundation recently honored Sarah with its Pomegranate Prize, awarded annually to a select group of promising Jewish educators for their exceptionalism as emerging professionals in Jewish educational settings across the country. Read more here.

Oregon Jewish Life Features Portland-based JVG Fellows: Sarah Blattner (’12) and Steve Eisenbach-Budner (’12) are featured in the magazine’s November issue — celebrating innovation in the Portland Jewish community. Read the full article in Oregon Jewish Life here.

Slingshot Guide Names 12 JVG’ers Most Innovative in North America: Mazal tov to the following Fellows and Alumni, including 7 out of 8 of our most recent Alumni, listed in the 2012-2013 Slingshot Guide:

  • Bible Raps (’12)
  • Challah for Hunger (’10)
  • G-dcast (’10)
  • Jewish Farm School (’10)
  • Jewish Meditation Center (’10)
  • Kavana Cooperative (’10)
  • Keshet (’03) - Standard Bearer
  • Kevah (’12)
  • Matan (’01)
  • Sharsheret (’03) - Standard Bearer
  • Uri L’Tzedek (’10)
  • Wilderness Torah (’10)

And In Case You Missed It…

More recent press about JVG Fellows, Alumni, and partners: