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IsraelNow: Educating Teens How to Handle Antisemitism

Feb 23, 2024

IsraelNow: Educating Teens How to Handle Antisemitism

Originating in Chicago, IsraelNow offers a transformative and enriching experience for Jewish 8th graders in Miami-Dade public schools or non-Jewish private schools over Spring Break. It serves as an immersive and guided journey, imparting knowledge about both themselves and their heritage. The primary goals for the program include developing Ahavat Yisrael, a connection to the land, state, and people of Israel, strengthening the teen Jewish peer social networks, and building their Jewish self-confidence.
Exploring the Intersection of Well-Being and Education

Feb 16, 2024

Exploring the Intersection of Well-Being and Education

Rabbi Daniel S. Brenner, Vice President of Education at Moving Traditions and Miami’s Scholar in Residence for the first weekend in February as part of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s BeWell Miami initiative, recently led an engaging program tailored for professionals in CAJE’s networks.
Supporting Miami's Ecosystem of Jewish Day Schools

Feb 9, 2024

Supporting Miami's Ecosystem of Jewish Day Schools

The simplest definition of an ecosystem is that it is a community or group that lives in and interacts with each other in a specific environment and requires energy from an external source. For Miami’s ecosystem of Jewish day schools that source is CAJE. CAJE’s Day School department has worked in partnership with Miami’s Jewish day schools and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to ensure a vibrant and healthy ecosystem.
Past, Present & Future: Miami’s March of the Living Journey

Feb 2, 2024

Past, Present & Future: Miami’s March of the Living Journey

Miami’s Leo Martin March of the Living is at the heart of CAJE’s enduring commitment to Jewish education and has served as a beacon of learning for Miami Jewish teens since 1988. Throughout the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, the March has remained dedicated to educating high school students.
Welcome to Community!

Jan 26, 2024

Welcome to Community!

CAJE’s Department of Adult Learning & Growth fosters a community where the magic of Jewish education becomes a pathway to see the world through a Jewish lens. Embark on a journey with an amazing community of learners where each moment brings the opportunity to connect deeply to a rich tradition, forge strong bonds with others as you unpack the wisdom of Jewish learning and stimulate your mind and engage your soul.
Don’t Miss Out!

Jan 19, 2024

Don’t Miss Out!

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is now entering its second week with more exciting film premieres to come! Visit the Festival Page to search the roster of films and plot your itinerary for the week ahead: January 20-25... and don't forget to visit the VIRTUAL FESTIVAL where you can stream films wherever you are! Here are some highlights from the past week.
iCAJE: THE GREAT CONNECTOR

Jan 12, 2024

iCAJE: THE GREAT CONNECTOR

One of CAJE’s greatest strengths lies in our ability to connect. CAJE brings people together strategically, facilitating connections that lead to successful outcomes. Being a great connector is about creating a ripple effect of positive and impactful relationships. By bringing the right people together with intention and authenticity, CAJE contributes to successful outcomes, fosters innovation, and strengthens communities and networks.
Cinema as a Catalyst for Informal Jewish Education

Jan 5, 2024

Cinema as a Catalyst for Informal Jewish Education

In a vibrant landscape of cultural events, the Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) stands out as a beacon of cinematic excellence, not only for its captivating array of films but also for its dynamic educational component. Behind this synergy is CAJE’s Department of Adult Learning and Growth, responsible for curating these encounters and enhancing the movie-watching experience for audience members.
"Our Teachers and Their Students and the Students of Their Students"

Dec 29, 2023

"Our Teachers and Their Students and the Students of Their Students"

Much of what CAJE professionals do is continue their professional learning so they can teach it to others (school directors, administrators and teachers) so that they can teach it to their students. A few weeks ago, CAJE’s Director of Early Childhood and Congregational Education Yehudis Smith joined a select group of early childhood professionals from around the world in the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy for an incredible professional development opportunity.
Elevating the Field of Early Childhood

Dec 22, 2023

Elevating the Field of Early Childhood

How does the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) elevate the teaching taking place in our Jewish school classrooms? Through outstanding professional development workshops that teachers are happy to be part of.