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Diller Teen Fellows... “Spreading the Light”

Dec 27, 2019

Diller Teen Fellows... “Spreading the Light”

A few weeks ago, Cohort 7 Diller Teen Fellows and their families embraced the spirit of Hanukkah at their “Spreading the Light” event by giving back to the Miami community.
Early Childhood Network -- Shining A Light!

Dec 20, 2019

Early Childhood Network -- Shining A Light!

The perceptive, caring early childhood teacher is the shamash, the “lamplighter” for his/her children. S/he recognizes the “light” within each of the children and brings to light their talents and potential.
March of the Living Alumni Initiative:  Be Their Voice

Dec 20, 2019

March of the Living Alumni Initiative: Be Their Voice

Miami’s March of the Living has been around since 1988 and our alumni often remember the impactful feeling walking through Poland, the sense of Jewish pride, and the warmth of standing strong as a Jewish community. We want to learn even more from our alumni to see how the March of the Living program has resonated with them throughout the years.
CAJE-MIAMI CHOSEN TO BE PART OF NATIONAL STUDY

Dec 13, 2019

CAJE-MIAMI CHOSEN TO BE PART OF NATIONAL STUDY

Out of the hundreds of U.S. Jewish communities in North America, CAJE-Miami has been chosen to participate in a national research study investigating critical questions regarding the recruitment, retention, and development of Jewish educators in North America.
Miami Jewish Film Festival Receives Knight Foundation Award

Dec 6, 2019

Miami Jewish Film Festival Receives Knight Foundation Award

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is thrilled to announce that it is a recipient of this prestigious award, which will provide $25,000 in funding to support the Festival's special curated program celebrating Yiddish silent cinema at next year's MJFF. This program will not only showcase newly discovered and restored Yiddish silent films, but also commission local musicians to create original film scores that will be performed live, bringing these forgotten films and the culture they depict to new audiences.
BE THEIR VOICE!

Nov 27, 2019

BE THEIR VOICE!

March of the Living alumni, this is a message for you! Will you be Julius's voice? Make your voice heard, share your memories with this form: tinyurl.com/MOTLBeTheirVoice
The Shekhinah Was Among Us!

Nov 22, 2019

The Shekhinah Was Among Us!

Members of CAJE’s Adult Learning Advisory Board joined the Melton International Board members for a special lunch and learn. Both groups, who had not met before, immediately felt a strong connection to one another because of their shared love of Jewish learning. The conversation was dynamic as people shared their insight and unpacked the meaning of the text. It was a living example of how learning Torah and our sacred teachings bring people together in a powerful way.
Meeting of the Minds

Nov 22, 2019

Meeting of the Minds

An Orthodox Rabbi, a Reform Rabbi, and a doctor (Ph.D.) walk into a room…Don’t worry, this isn’t the start of a bad joke. This is actually the diversity of people we expect when our network of Principals and Administrators get together for a PAC (Principals and Administrators Council) meeting.
Who Am I and Who Are We?

Nov 15, 2019

Who Am I and Who Are We?

Miami’s Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 7 experienced their first Shabbaton last weekend where they were able to reflect upon their own identities and how they can come together as a group. Fellows spent time understanding the week’s Parsha, or Torah portion, Lech Lecha. Lech Lecha, which can be translated as “go to yourself,” provided a platform for the teens to begin to think about who they are as leaders, within the context of their Jewish identities.
The March: 120+ Strong

Nov 15, 2019

The March: 120+ Strong

Identity. This is something that teens today continue to struggle with and understand. Their identities are evolving during teen years and our hope is that they explore their roles in their community and how they want to be perceived. Teens are at a unique place in their life where forming their identity is so important to how they engage with the world around them.