It’s not only children who will be returning to classrooms this fall

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Adults are seeing continuous learning as an opportunity to engage in experiences that foster connectedness and build community.  It's August, and our inboxes are already beginning to clutter with...

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Back to School and the High Holy Days: A Season of Unlearning

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By Rabbi Rachel Bovitz & Rabbi Dr. Morey Schwartz It's back to school season, and for those that celebrate, it is also the season of preparing for the holiest days on the Jewish calendar — Rosh Ha...

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The Problem With Quick-Fix Jewish Wisdom

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2021 has begun, and the pandemic is still looming. So many aspects of our lives feel like they remain on hold.In the chaos and uncertainty of our moment, we often find ourselves seeking a nugget of in...

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The Learner Test: A Source Sheet is just the Beginning

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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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Melton Funders Council Launched to Support the Organization's Strategic Growth

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In the summer of 2020, the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning established the Melton Funders Council, a philanthropic vanguard of donors committed to supporting Melton as the organization...

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We feel refreshed. Guess why.

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The Passover holiday is almost upon us – a time when the Jewish people celebrates rebirth and renewal. This year, Melton is feeling particularly refreshed because we've refreshed our brand identity. W...

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The Cairo Genizah is Having a Moment - Melton’s New Course Explores this Fascinating Treasure

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In recent years, the Cairo Genizah has captured the attention of a public eager to learn about the once-hidden medieval world of Middle Eastern and North African Jewry. From Mark Glickman's history, S...

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Melton Executive Director Answers '4 Questions' from Jewish Lives

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Jewish Lives, the producer of a prize-winning series of biographies, recently put "4 Questions" to preeminent thinkers on the topics of the Jewish past, present and future – and favorite Jewish books....

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