The Trans-Tasman Hub, a Melton learning region that includes Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, connects the curious across huge distances through the light of Jewish learning. Rabbi Noam Hayman, Direc...
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As living witnesses to the Holocaust dwindle, contemporary written accounts become ever more important. For writers living through those hellish years, diaries and memoirs were simultaneous outlet and...
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Melton is proud to be creating a new learning opportunity designed to respond to current events happening around the globe. Meeting the Moment with Melton will showcase Jewish wisdom that can help fra...
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"With me, a little learning is a dangerous thing" Lesley Simpson, a journalist from Hamilton, Ontario, considers herself a kind of Curious George. It was that curiosity that set her on a path of Jewis...
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"We have such a rich community of adult learners here at Temple Emanuel – people of all ages and backgrounds who truly value Jewish learning." says Rabbi Hyatt. "The introduction of Melton into our co...
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Can you tell us more about the Melton course you wrote, "Biblical Women: Emerging from the Margins through Midrash"? The course covers 16 biblical heroines, examining their stories and voices through ...
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The bottom line is that while a significant majority of American Jews feel connected to Israelis, they don't feel the same kinship with their American coreligionists who identify differently.  By...
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Peter Houston "The sheer magnitude of the Holocaust is too much to comprehend when presented with statistics. This Melton course has made it personal for me. The raw, unfiltered stories from diaries h...
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Viv Anstey, Melton Cape Town Director, together with Lauren Snitcher (Marketing & Recruitment) have built the site into a respected, beloved resource for the community and beyond, collaborating wi...
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What's your favorite part of being a Melton Director? With my love of Jewish education, I can recruit Learners and our second-to-none faculty that keeps them engaged. Learners enjoy Melton so much tha...
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 Last month, antisemitism rose two-fold in the United States compared to May 2020. The trend is even more worrisome in Europe, where antisemitism grew 500%. This surge in antisemitic attacks has ...
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"Tzedek, tzedek tirdof -- Justice, justice you shall pursue." It's one of the most famous – and precious – Jewish concepts. It derives from Moses's charge to the Israelites in Deuteronomy, urging the ...
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My specialty is American Jewish history, and I teach everything from the Bible to modern Israel. I look at material culture—arts and artifacts—to understand history, especially the "lesser-known chapt...
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Imagine bringing a guest to your family's seder — a newcomer to the Pesach traditions. "We will tell the story of our journey from slavery to freedom," you explain, "and along the way, we will eat som...
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With Passover upon us, we have much to celebrate this time around. As we gather our families around the seder table this year (in person and online), the story of exodus resonates as deeply as ever-- ...
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How a Sephardic baker made her Ashkenazi family's recipe famous The Purim holiday commemorates the Jewish people's triumph over Haman, an official in 4th-century BCE Persian Empire who attempted their...
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Melton is excited to welcome Rabbi Noam Hayman to our team as International Online Learning Hub Coordinator for the Trans-Tasman region: Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. But he's South African, Austr...
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… The Louisville Melton School at Adath Jeshurun and their director Deborah Slosberg! Deborah received the annual Florence Melton Award, given for excellence in building a strong learning community, a...
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(JNS) Jewish groups expressed their condolences over the passing of former U.K. Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, who died early Saturday morning at the age of 72 after recently being diagnosed with ca...
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The publication of "The Kranjec Test" in eJP several weeks ago sparked a conversation throughout the Jewish educational world. We want to add our voice to the conversation and offer a constructive add...
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