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CAJE Adult Learning Attracts National Audience Online

Jun 26, 2020

CAJE Adult Learning Attracts National Audience Online

There are people learning with CAJE from all over Florida, as well as students from Illinois, New York, Rhode Island, Washington State, Washington DC, Ohio, New Jersey, Canada and Israel. We welcomed new faculty to our team and expanded our course offerings to include a wide range of themes and topics. As a result of the online platform, faculty are taking each other’s courses for the first time too.
Spotlight: Lynn Elovic, Chair of the Leo Martin March of the Living

Jun 17, 2020

Spotlight: Lynn Elovic, Chair of the Leo Martin March of the Living

Originally from Venezuela, Lynn attended an American school with no religious education but grew up in a proudly Jewish Sephardic family that originated in Egypt. After graduating college, she met her husband and got married, then had three children and moved to South Florida.
CAJE Helps Congregational Schools Create Summer Experience for Our Children

Jun 8, 2020

CAJE Helps Congregational Schools Create Summer Experience for Our Children

With the Coronavirus pandemic keeping so many children at home this summer, Congregational (Religious) School Directors were trying to brainstorm ways to maintain contact with their children and teens by offering them activities to stay connected and have fun with their friends...
How CAJE Brings the Day School Community Together During the Pandemic and All Year Long

May 26, 2020

How CAJE Brings the Day School Community Together During the Pandemic and All Year Long

One of the unique features of our Miami community is the collegial relationships among our day schools regardless of denomination, which is not something normative in other communities. For over 6 years, CAJE has convened a Coalition of Miami Admissions Directors (CMAD) which now boasts over 15 admissions directors from the tri-county area and meets monthly. This might come as a surprise because Admissions offices actually compete with one another!
Carly Orshan: Helping Teens Grow and Thrive in the World

May 22, 2020

Carly Orshan: Helping Teens Grow and Thrive in the World

Dr. David Bryfman, CEO of The Jewish Education Project of New York, chose our very own Carly Orshan, CAJE’s Director of the Teen Department, as one of the first interviews for his new podcast with Jewish education visionaries and practitioners called Adapting: The Future of Jewish Education, which explores the big questions, challenges, and successes that define Jewish education.
Contacting March of the Living Alumni

May 22, 2020

Contacting March of the Living Alumni

This past fall, after concluding our Strategic Plan for the Leo Martin March of the Living under the leadership of Moj Danial, Laura Koffsky and Tara Solomiany, CAJE immediately dove into developing one of the key Strategic Recommendations: Launching a New Alumni Engagement Initiative.
MIAMI JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL:  ONE OF THE 50 BEST FILM FESTIVALS  IN THE WORLD!

May 14, 2020

MIAMI JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: ONE OF THE 50 BEST FILM FESTIVALS IN THE WORLD!

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is proud to announce that it has been named one of the 50 best film festivals in the world by MovieMaker Magazine, a renowned entertainment, business and film industry news magazine. This is the first time ever that a Jewish film festival has received this prestigious recognition in the history of MovieMaker Magazine’s annual list, and the Miami Jewish Film Festival is also the only local film festival included in this year’s edition.
CAJE Secures Over Half Million in  Title Funding for Day Schools

May 7, 2020

CAJE Secures Over Half Million in Title Funding for Day Schools

Did you know that the Federal government sets aside Title funding for non-public schools? Did you also know that in order for our Day Schools to access these funds, they need to be part of a consortium that works with the local school district to ensure the monies are distributed fairly?
#JBlendMiami Prepared Our Schools for This!

May 6, 2020

#JBlendMiami Prepared Our Schools for This!

In mid-March our schools found themselves overnight in an entirely new educational landscape, as our community began to shelter-at-home. Some teachers and schools who had avoided and resisted the opportunity to embrace technology as an instructional tool are now being forced to experiment and innovate in real time - unfortunately, without the professional learning support they are accustomed to.
Teens Connecting During Quarantine

May 1, 2020

Teens Connecting During Quarantine

By successfully using platforms such as Zoom and enginuity, CAJE and Diller leadership have strategically built programs and opportunities for Diller Fellows and Alumni to move beyond the traditional in-person ways we used to connect.