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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.
Spotlight on Adult Learning

Nov 8, 2019

Spotlight on Adult Learning

Our Adult Learning/ Melton & More Fall semester has officially begun and as a rabbi and educator, my heart is full as I watch our students find joy in their Jewish learning journey. Students share with me that their Melton & More experience is “transformative” as they unpack a passage of Torah, debate a section of Talmud, and find meaning in a midrashic tale.
Learning and Growing – a Picture  of the JRS Initiative

Oct 31, 2019

Learning and Growing – a Picture of the JRS Initiative

In three short months, the Jewish Resource Specialists, their ECE directors, fellow teachers, parents, children and their host organizations are already seeing and feeling the benefits of this three year pilot program, generously funded by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
An amazing Melton & More opening day at Temple Sinai...

Oct 30, 2019

An amazing Melton & More opening day at Temple Sinai...

Our students were engaged in Hebrew Class, Purposes of Jewish Living in Spanish, Medical Ethics, Bereshit Part I, and Rhythms of Jewish Living. An incredible community of learners. Join us around the table for meaningful, engaging and dynamic Jewish learning! #CAJEMiami #AdultJewishLearning at Temple Sinai of North Dade
The Importance of Early Childhood Education

Oct 25, 2019

The Importance of Early Childhood Education

After years of inactivity, under the leadership of CAJE Board member Shana Russo, and CAJE Director of Early Childhood Joy Schandler, CAJE’S Early Childhood Education & Engagement Committee has finally been created and held its first meeting of the year this week.
Diller Cohort 7 is Off To A Great Start!

Oct 25, 2019

Diller Cohort 7 is Off To A Great Start!

This month, the Junior Counselor for Diller led a program that allowed the Fellows to compete in a Marshmallow Challenge, designed to encourage groups to collaborate on a prototype structure by planning a vision and thinking through steps to achieve it. The assignment allowed Fellows to test their roles in a group setting as leaders and to exercise imaginative thinking. The tallest structure measured in at six foot nine inches – setting the bar high for this group!
Voyage of the St. Louis

Oct 20, 2019

Voyage of the St. Louis

In the summer of 1939, the German luxury liner, the MS St. Louis, sailed from Hamburg to Cuba carrying 937 Jews seeking to escape Nazi Germany. However, Havana barred the ship’s entry. The ship sailed close to Miami Beach, but was denied entry into the United States and Canada. The ship had no choice but to make an ill-fated trip back to Nazi-occupied Europe, and many of the ship’s passengers sadly perished in the Holocaust.
Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah Chag Sameach 5780

Oct 20, 2019

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah Chag Sameach 5780

The Board of Directors and Staff of CAJE wish each of you "Chag Sameach!"
#PauseWithPittsburgh

Oct 18, 2019

#PauseWithPittsburgh

CAJE invites you to join #PauseWithPittsburgh, a virtual commemoration ceremony and global movement of remembrance to honor the 11 lives lost in this horrific tragedy. All those who register will receive a text message on Sunday, October 27 at 5 p.m. with a video reading of the Kaddish and the names of those murdered. After sharing a collective moment of prayer, you can livestream the Pittsburgh public memorial service. VISIT CAJE ON FACEBOOK TO HELP SPREAD THE WORD