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Diller Teens Share Their Light

Dec 15, 2023

Diller Teens Share Their Light

This past weekend, our CAJE Miami Diller Teen Fellows participated in their opening Jewish Identity Shabbaton where they engaged in activities designed to guide them in exploring the different aspects of their Judaism and bond as a group. Diller Teen Fellows is Miami’s premier leadership development program for a select group of 20 Jewish teens entering grades 10 and 11.
Remembering the One Million Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands

Dec 8, 2023

Remembering the One Million Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands

On December 3rd, CAJE in partnership with AJC Miami and Broward, Sephardi Voices and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation commemorated Yom HaPlitim, a day dedicated to remembering the expulsion of one million Jews from Arab lands and their heritage after the founding of the State of Israel.
Teaching Israel: Before and After October 7th

Dec 1, 2023

Teaching Israel: Before and After October 7th

As the Miami community’s central educational agency, CAJE regularly brings together principals and administrators from all of our day schools to discuss timely and important issues facing the entire day school community. What is more timely and relevant than Israel today?
Gratitude | Rabbinic Mission to Israel

Nov 22, 2023

Gratitude | Rabbinic Mission to Israel

Since that fateful day of October 7th, the words of Yehuda HaLevi, medieval poet, “My heart is in the East, and I am in the far reaches of the West”, had been ringing in my ears… when the opportunity to join 15 rabbis from South Florida for a Rabbinic mission was presented, there was no hesitation in my steps.
Jewish Education is More Vital Than Ever

Nov 17, 2023

Jewish Education is More Vital Than Ever

Since October 7th, we at CAJE have all been very busy working on Israel education with our teens, educating our adult learners and supporting our schools and teachers. Here are a few topline items that we’d like to report.
Nearly 150 ECE Teachers Learn with CAJE!

Nov 10, 2023

Nearly 150 ECE Teachers Learn with CAJE!

Early childhood educators from across Miami-Dade came together last Thursday night for an evening of learning, connection, and support. Over 145 dedicated teachers and administrators spent two hours learning on Zoom about the most current developmentally appropriate teaching practices in early childhood education.
Diller Teen Fellows Graduation & Welcoming Cohort 11

Nov 3, 2023

Diller Teen Fellows Graduation & Welcoming Cohort 11

Over a month ago, an extraordinary event took place that brought together the past and the future of Jewish leadership -- the graduation of Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 10 and the exciting kickoff of Diller Cohort 11. These young leaders, handpicked for their dedication and passion, represent a dynamic force for positive change in the Jewish community, guided by the timeless values and teachings of Judaism.
Navigating Trauma in Times of Crisis: For Professionals

Oct 27, 2023

Navigating Trauma in Times of Crisis: For Professionals

Recently, CAJE in partnership with Miami’s BeWell initiative invited a diverse group of professionals to participate in a program led by Dr. Norman Blumenthal, the Director of Trauma at Ohel’s Zachter Center for Family Trauma and Crisis Intervention. The workshop centered around the challenges of handling trauma resulting from the conflict in Israel as well as the local and global surge in antisemitism.
Shining Light in These Dark Times

Oct 20, 2023

Shining Light in These Dark Times

With a surge in antisemitism over past the several years, and now as a backlash to Israel’s defense against Hamas, there is a further intensification of anti-Zionism and a flood of hate and misinformation circulating across media platforms. During these very difficult times, the Miami Jewish Film Festival is a platform to amplify the stories of Israel, magnify Israeli voices and present information and insight to thousands of people.
CAJE Responds to the Crisis

Oct 13, 2023

CAJE Responds to the Crisis

In the midst of what is transpiring in our homeland of Israel, CAJE’s many departments are working diligently to help our schools and constituencies with resources to help support Israel, find comfort, talk with children and students, and take action.