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Building Teen Leaders in the 21st Century

Mar 11, 2022

Building Teen Leaders in the 21st Century

Recently, Diller Miami Cohort 9 spent the weekend learning and growing as leaders and Jews in a “Leadership Shabbaton.” This gathering was planned almost entirely by the Fellows themselves. They had the opportunity to work in committees to plan the programming that would make up the weekend, including pluralistic and creative Shabbat programs, team building, and more.
Reinvigorating the Classroom

Mar 4, 2022

Reinvigorating the Classroom

Teachers play an essential role in student development in two central ways: first, they broaden and deepen student knowledge; second, they promote the skills students need to become purposeful and motivated, resourceful and knowledgeable, strategic and goal-directed—what Universal Design for Learning (UDL) calls “Expert Learners.”
Kavanah Coaching: Take Two

Feb 25, 2022

Kavanah Coaching: Take Two

How can CAJE help Jewish professionals working with teens be more effective mentors, better able to help our children navigate this increasingly complex and stressful world supported by Jewish wisdom?
In Five Years, Who Will Teach Our Children?

Feb 18, 2022

In Five Years, Who Will Teach Our Children?

With the influx of new families moving down from the Northeast in particular, Miami Jewish day schools are scrambling to find teachers to fill open positions. But our cost of living in the Greater Miami area coupled with steeply increasing prices for houses in safe neighborhoods has made it difficult to attract new teachers.
Investing in Congregational Education Teachers

Feb 11, 2022

Investing in Congregational Education Teachers

Congregational Education programs are, in many Jewish communities across the country, the mainstay of Jewish learning for children. More children and teens attend congregational education than Jewish day schools.
The March of the Living: On the Road Again!

Feb 4, 2022

The March of the Living: On the Road Again!

High school seniors from all across Miami gathered virtually for their first educational session, during which Marchers learned, listened, and connected with each other in preparation for traveling to Poland this Spring.
IT’S A WRAP! Mazal Tov to MJFF

Jan 28, 2022

IT’S A WRAP! Mazal Tov to MJFF

Congratulations to Igor Shteyrenberg & the Miami Jewish Film Festival Team—Judith Vigil, Douglass Gavilan, and Daniel Vasquez-- as well as Barbara Black Goldfarb & the MJFF Advisory Board for an extraordinary 25th Festival, which concluded yesterday with its most successful season to date!
Spotlight on Adult Learning

Jan 21, 2022

Spotlight on Adult Learning

Our Melton & More / Adult Learning faculty shape the lives of our learners by creating powerful spaces for inquiry, discovery and connection. They design courses using centuries-old sacred texts and teachings and transform them into relevant wisdom that serves as inspiration to help navigate our modern world.
How Much Is the Work of an ECE Teacher Worth?

Jan 14, 2022

How Much Is the Work of an ECE Teacher Worth?

ECE teachers are educators. They are not merely playing with children. They work with curricula, follow developmental standards, plan the day’s activities with intention and purpose.... It is the same work that every professional teacher does. Yet, for some reason, ECE teachers earn far less than teachers in elementary, junior high or high school, even when they have the exact same professional credentials.
COME CELEBRATE ICONS

Dec 31, 2021

COME CELEBRATE ICONS

Come celebrate icons with three very special screenings from the Miami Jewish Film Festival's 25th season! American fast-food of the Jazz Age, the automat. Explore the depth and musical genius of Leonard Bernstein, and be an insider for the production of Fiddler on the Roof.