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Open the Door to Unpacked for Educators

Aug 5, 2022

Open the Door to Unpacked for Educators

"While in college, I was terrified that someone would ask me a question about [the Israeli-Palestinian conflict] or that someone would tell me that my perspective was wrong and I wouldn’t be able to find the facts to back up my opinion." - Aviva Edrich, CAJE Teen Department Associate
Jewish Unpacked!

Jul 29, 2022

Jewish Unpacked!

Are you interested in relevant, thought-provoking Jewish content with a fresh perspective on what’s happening today that will engage you, your friends, children and grandchildren alike? OpenDor Media is here to help!
TikTok for Teens... and You!

Jul 22, 2022

TikTok for Teens... and You!

For teens, what’s on TikTok and Instagram about Judaism and Israel? When Aviva Edrich asked her parents questions about Judaism or or anything that popped into her mind... Their response would always be, “Why don’t you look it up?”
Encountering BDS on Campus? Here is One Strategy to Use

Jul 15, 2022

Encountering BDS on Campus? Here is One Strategy to Use

If a young person you know encounters BDS and anti-Semitism on campus, Unpacked for Educators is here to help. They are a leading creator of Jewish film content since 2009.
Open the Door to OpenDor Media & Unpacked for Educators

Jul 8, 2022

Open the Door to OpenDor Media & Unpacked for Educators

Do you worry about young people keeping in touch with their Judaism at college? Teen Department Associate, Aviva Edrich, who graduated college a year ago, talks about her struggle to keep in touch with her Jewish identity while on campus, and how OpenDor Media is here to help!
If you will it, it is no dream...

Jul 1, 2022

If you will it, it is no dream...

The culmination of the Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 9 program year is about to happen as the Fellows depart for the Israel Summer Seminar this Sunday, July 3rd! For three weeks, Diller Teen Fellows will be immersed in the thematic narrative guiding their trip: “If you will it, it is no dream. Change-makers and history shakers."
Braiding Together Long-Lasting Connections

Jun 24, 2022

Braiding Together Long-Lasting Connections

Our very first IsraelNow-Miami cohort got together for a reunion and evening of memorable activities... IsraelNow is an immersive travel experience for 8th graders that has a proven record of success in getting teens to fall in love with Israel and then become active participants in community programs upon their return.
CAJE Creates First-in-Nation Process to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

Jun 17, 2022

CAJE Creates First-in-Nation Process to Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

In the coming school year, every (funded) Jewish day school in Miami-Dade County have agreed to put up placards or signs in private areas within their middle and high schools that lists a dedicated phone number that teens can call or text for anonymous and confidential assistance.
Ades Foundation Seeks to Enhance Quality of Jewish Day School Education

Jun 10, 2022

Ades Foundation Seeks to Enhance Quality of Jewish Day School Education

The best complement I think I’ve ever heard about a teacher was when one of their students said: “It doesn’t matter to me what she’s teaching -- the biology of worms, the history of clouds, or the phone book -- I would still take her class, because I know that she would make it completely fascinating.”
Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival: Back with a Bang!

Jun 3, 2022

Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival: Back with a Bang!

After a two-year hiatus, CAJE has brought back its 4th Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival! In mid-May, 150 students from 8 schools gathered at Scheck Hillel Community School to compete in various challenges and showcase what they’ve learned throughout the year.