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May 12, 2023

Diller Applications Are Open!

Diller Teen Fellows is a pluralistic and immersive leadership program that invites a select group of 20 Jewish teens in Miami to step up, lead their communities, and repair the world along with Diller Fellows from around the world.

May 5, 2023

𝗧𝗲𝗲𝗻𝘀 𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗣𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗝𝗲𝘄𝘀 𝗧𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵!

This past Sunday, 64 students in 12th grade from throughout Miami-Dade returned from a transformational journey to Poland and Israel on the March of the Living. Miami’s Leo Martin March of the Living program shaped many of the participant's worldviews, perceptions and connection to their Judaism and Israel.

Apr 21, 2023

A Pivotal Program for a Pivotal Moment!

You’ve just been told you are an adult according to Judaism, but honestly, you know that you aren’t an adult, because you’re still in middle school. That’s why 8th grade is such an important time to ensure Jewish teens build a long-lasting connection to their heritage.

Apr 13, 2023

The March Is Finally Travelling!

The Mission of the Miami March of the Living is to educate the next generation of leaders to strengthen their Jewish identity, remember the Holocaust, act as witnesses, and respond to intolerance and antisemitism, ensuring a strong Jewish future in America, Israel, and around the world.

Mar 17, 2023

Our Journey to Israel Strengthens Our Future - IsraelNow -

IsraelNow is a transformative and rewarding experience for Jewish 8th graders in Miami-Dade public schools or non-Jewish private schools. It’s an immersive and guided journey that teaches them as much about themselves as it does about their heritage.

Mar 10, 2023

The Diller “Recipe” for Leadership

How do you make leaders? Everyone wishes they had the recipe. Well, the Diller Teen Fellows program has been making leaders for 10 years here in Miami, and many more nationally and internationally, so they obviously have a good recipe!

Feb 17, 2023

The Miami March: Teens Encountering Their History

One of the main tenants of the Miami March of the Living is to educate participants -- the next generation of leaders-- to remember the Holocaust, act as witnesses, and respond to intolerance and antisemitism through education.

Feb 3, 2023

Learning Through Experience with IsraelNow

CAJE recently hosted a workshop for teens from across Miami for an immersive day of experiential learning before they travel together this March on Miami’s IsraelNow program.

Jan 20, 2023

CAJE Completes Another Successful Cohort

The goal of the Kavanah Coaching Workshops is for Jewish professionals who work with teens to acquire the tools they need to guide teens toward finding meaning, joy, and relevance in their lives.

Nov 18, 2022

On the Frontlines Against Antisemitism

Antisemitism is on the rise and can never be ignored. We remain firm in our belief that the best way to combat these troubling trends is through education. CAJE and Federation partner with OpenDor Media to bring their content to our Jewish schools, our community, and to you, to learn from and to share with others.

Nov 11, 2022

Diller Miami Overcomes Pew Study Stats

Miami’s Diller Teen Fellows experienced Jewish Identity Shabbaton last weekend where they engaged in activities designed to help them reflect upon their own Jewish identities and come together as a group.

Nov 4, 2022

CAJE: Fighting Antisemitism Through Education

It’s no secret that antisemitism is on the rise, both nationally and worldwide. As Yair Rosenberg recently wrote in his blog Deep Shtetl, “Every single year since the FBI began recording hate-crime statistics, Jews have been the target of more anti-religious attacks in the U.S. than all other religious groups combined.”

Oct 28, 2022

The 35th Anniversary of The March

In 1988, a few brave students, led by former CAJE Executive Director Gene Greenzweig, CAJE staff, and many volunteers, set out for Poland (behind the Iron Curtain at the time!) and then Israel. With its success, a life-changing experience was born.

Sep 23, 2022

One Door Closes, Another One Opens

It’s been an incredible year together! We are so proud of the Cohort 9 Fellows and have enjoyed facilitating their development into dynamic, proud, and passionate young Jewish leaders. Thank you to Lindsay Spiegelman, our outgoing Diller Coordinator, for her leadership.

Aug 12, 2022

Diller Teen Fellows: Leadership Training for Jewish 10th-11th Graders

Our Miami Diller Teen Fellows recently culminated their program in an incredibly moving, three-week trip to Israel where they learned about its great leaders and change-makers.

Aug 5, 2022

Open the Door to Unpacked for Educators

"While in college, I was terrified that someone would ask me a question about [the Israeli-Palestinian conflict] or that someone would tell me that my perspective was wrong and I wouldn’t be able to find the facts to back up my opinion." - Aviva Edrich, CAJE Teen Department Associate

Jul 29, 2022

Jewish Unpacked!

Are you interested in relevant, thought-provoking Jewish content with a fresh perspective on what’s happening today that will engage you, your friends, children and grandchildren alike? OpenDor Media is here to help!

Jul 22, 2022

TikTok for Teens... and You!

For teens, what’s on TikTok and Instagram about Judaism and Israel? When Aviva Edrich asked her parents questions about Judaism or or anything that popped into her mind... Their response would always be, “Why don’t you look it up?”

Jul 15, 2022

Encountering BDS on Campus? Here is One Strategy to Use

If a young person you know encounters BDS and anti-Semitism on campus, Unpacked for Educators is here to help. They are a leading creator of Jewish film content since 2009.

Jul 8, 2022

Open the Door to OpenDor Media & Unpacked for Educators

Do you worry about young people keeping in touch with their Judaism at college? Teen Department Associate, Aviva Edrich, who graduated college a year ago, talks about her struggle to keep in touch with her Jewish identity while on campus, and how OpenDor Media is here to help!