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Jul 27, 2020

CAJE Chair Spotlight Series: Shelley Niceley Groff, Chair of the Teen Department Committee

Shelley Niceley Groff has always identified as strongly Jewish. Born and raised in Miami, Shelley was not connected to a synagogue or other Jewish organization early on and saw herself as “unaffiliated and unengaged” when she was younger. Even though she did not regularly attend organized Jewish gatherings, she celebrated some holidays and spent a few summers attending a congregational day camp. There, she developed a love for the Hebrew language and Jewish songs.

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.

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.

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.

Apr 20, 2020


Join to commemorate Yom HaShoah. Access this impactful ceremony through the MOTL website at motl.org/live, on Facebook at facebook.com/motlorg, as well as on Jewish Broadcasting Service at jbstv.org/watch-live.

Nov 17, 2017

Diller Cohort 6 Takes Off

What started as a weekend with a group of teenagers who barely knew each other, ended as a weekend in which Cohort 6 of the Diller Teen Fellows felt bonded, part of the Diller community, and excited for what the rest of their Fellowship year has in store.