Kavanah Coaching Workshops teach our teen professionals the specific skills of coaching and applying Jewish knowledge to life issues, which is often what these professionals are called upon to do, but don’t actually have any training to do.
Want to help a teenager but not sure how or where to begin? Are you concerned about a young person and not sure what to say? One of the important messages that Dear Evan Hansen teaches us is we need to have more and better conversations with our teens.
Wouldn’t it be a great idea to bring teens from all the different youth groups and denominations together to give us feedback on what they need, to collaborate across organizations and share their ideas?
CAJE’s Department of Teen Engagement is launching a new website this fall, funded by the The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, to support Jewish Teens, their families and the professionals who serve them.
Several times a year, CAJE’s Youth Professional Network (YPN), made up of representatives from different Jewish Youth Serving Organizations (YSOs), comes together to share ideas and best practices from the field.
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?
So when we have no words…. It’s as if we are stuck in darkness. Our Biblical forefather Jacob was, for much of his life, also someone who dwelt at times in a kind of (spiritual) darkness. Perhaps we can learn from him. Parashat Vayishlach brings us to the climax of the story of Jacob, so much of which takes place at night.
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.