Jan 12, 2015

Florence Melton Award goes to CAJE in Miami

Melton is proud to announce that the 2015 Florence Melton Award goes to The Florence Melton School of The Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education of Miami. This award was launched in 2009 to memorialize our founder Florence Melton, z"l, and to provide a cash award to one Melton School, whose accomplishments are stellar. Rabbi Efrat Zarren-Zohar, Melton Regional Director and Director of Melton in Miami, and Carla Spector, Assistant Director, accepted the award on behalf of their Melton… read more
Jun 12, 2013

Exciting Start for Beyond Borders – 3 Full Classes in Sydney!

From Jillian Fine (Director in Sydney, Australia) I have spent a lot of time thinking how to grow the Melton School in Sydney, a city saturated with all forms of adult Jewish Learning. Our academic year runs from the end of February until the beginning of December, so I decided to offer Beyond Borders: The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict for a late May start. This was done with the goal of getting some of these students to sign up for the core subjects at the beginning of August. The… read more
Jan 15, 2013

Detroit Melton School Receives Prestigious Florence Melton Award

Judy Loebl, Director of the Florence Melton School at the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, and Gail Greenberg, Assistant Director, were presented with the prestigious Florence Melton Award at the 18th annual International Director's Conference held in Israel this month. The annual Conference brought together 36 directors and staff from the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Israel for its annual summit. The Florence Melton Award is given annually to one Melton… read more
Reinventing Adult Jewish Learning by Dr. Betsy Dolgin Katz
Dec 12, 2012

'Reinventing Adult Jewish Learning'

An Interview with the author, Dr. Betsy Dolgin Katz ... As the founding North American Director of the Florence Melton School from 1988, Dr. Betsy Dolgin Katz has a unique perspective and important insights regarding the broad field of adult Jewish learning as well as the significant character of the Florence Melton School. Her new book, Reinventing Adult Jewish Learning, published by Ktav, is part memoir, part professional reflection, and a great read for Meltonians. 1. Why did Avi Chai… read more