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Arnie Samlan

Orloff Central Agency for Jewish Education
Executive Director
Broward County, Florida
Rabbi Arnie Samlan, Executive Director of Orloff Central Agency for Jewish Education of Broward County, FL (Orloff CAJE), is a Jewish educational leader whose work has impacted Jewish learners, community leaders and professionals across North America. He has served as executive director of the Bureau of Jewish Education of Rhode Island, Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education in Miami and as national director of education of Jewish National Fund of America. Prior to moving to Miami in 2013, Rabbi Samlan spent 14 years as a regional director of the Board of Jewish Education of New York, leading its work on Long Island and in Westchester County. Arnie's educational experiences include years as a congregational educator and rabbi, camp educator, and youth professional. A committed leader in the use of social media in Jewish learning, his ideas can be found on his blog, https://arnolddsamlan.wordpress.com/ and his Twitter feed @jewishconnectiv, which has a following of over 4,800. He holds a Bachelors degree in psychology and in Hebrew literature, a Masters of Social Work and has studied education on the doctoral level.