At the 2013 Innovators Retreat, five grant finalists presented intriguing vision for a groundbreaking pilot project to test in their school. We were honored to have many leading educators, funders and thought leaders in Jewish day school education in attendance. The result was an inspiring two days of thoughtful conversation and debate.

2013 Grant Winners

May 2015 Progress Report

The Hillel Day School - $50,000
Boca Raton, FL

"The Torah iTextbook Project"
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May 2015 Progress Report



Shalhevet - $50,000
Los Angeles, CA

“The “LeHaVa” Project"
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The full list of 2013 Grantees include:

  • Margolin Hebrew Academy/Feinstone Yeshiva of the South, Memphis, TN, Student Self-Designed Curriculum

  • Torah Day School of Seattle, Creating Constructivist Classrooms

  • Akiva Hebrew Day School, Southfield, MI, Kavanah Education