April 3, 2016 - Celebrating CJE’s 25th Anniversary with a Rockin’ concert event for families featuring Mama Doni & Eric.

Family Concert

25th Anniversary Gala


February 25, 2016 - Celebrating 25 years of enriching and strengthening Jewish life and education throughout the Greater Palm Beaches.


May 9, 2016 - CJE’s Annual Meeting highlighting its Professional Development and School Services department wraps up a year of celebrating its 25th anniversary. 

2016 Annual Meeting


May 22, 2016 - An incredibly emotional Sunday morning for the students, families and teachers of our J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School for children with special needs.

J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew

 School Commencement


June 14-16, 2016 -  During the CJE’s “Summer Institute” educators in the Greater Palm Beaches learned how to use food to teach Jewish history, culture and blessings.

Summer Institute for Educators

CJE Board & Staff Retreat


October 30, 2016 - CJE board members and staff spent the day planning for the board of the future.

Teaching Israel for Tomorrow Educators Conference


November 6, 2016 - Community educators came together for an afternoon of in-depth conversations, resources and ideas for how to teach our students about Israel past,

present & future.


January 26, 2017 - With Lauren Belfer, author of "And After the Fire" at Conversations with Jewish Women Writers our thought-provoking book and author series providing an intimate opportunity to have conversation with writers.

Conversations with Jewish Women Writers - January

Text Me: Jewish Wisdom Meets Contemporary Technology


February 23-27, 2017 - Children, communal professionals, rabbis and other adults learned about how Judaism connects with modern technology with our Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Jeffrey Schein, Ph.D.


March 1 & 2, 2017 -With author of "The Imperial Wife", Irina Reyn  at Conversations with Jewish Women Writers our engrossing book and author series providing women in our community an intimate opportunity to have conversation with writers.

Conversations with Jewish Women Writers - March

Joy-Anne Parker Bat Mitzvah


March 12, 2017 - Students and parents of the J.N.Somers Yad Hebrew School celebrate fellow student Joy-Anne Parker becoming a Bat Mitzvah


February 3, 2017 - Early Childhood educators from our community spent a day together learning about how create inspiring Jewish learning experiences for our youngest learners.

Planting the Seeds for

Teaching with Intention

Connect. Learn. Grow.


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