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Education and Jewish Studies PhD Student Owen Gottlieb receives Covenant Foundation Signature Grant

Rabbi Owen Gottlieb's non-profit ConverJent has received a Covenant Foundation Signature Grant for the design and building of a digital mobile game/simulation to teach Jewish History.  ConverJent is dedicated to Games and Game Design for Jewish Learning.  ConverJent is a resident organization at Clal in Manhattan.

Gottlieb is in his second year of the PhD program in Education andJewish Studies and specializes in Digital Media and Games for Learning in Educational Communication and Technology.  His CCAR Journal article on Digital Media and Jewish Community  was recently ranked in the Top 10 Downloads for 2011 from the Berman Jewish Policy Archive.