INFORMATION
Director

Rhonda LillianthalRhonda Lillianthal, Director Center for Jewish Life  −  In addition to directing the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Education of MetroWest Rhonda is the Director of the JCC MetroWest Center for Jewish Life. In that capacity she oversees and teaches many programs including the Amelia and Ephraim Hirschhorn Senior Adult Jewish Education Program which brings hundreds of speakers and entertainers to more than 40 MetroWest Jewish senior sites. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Jewish Studies from Touro College in New York City and a Master of Arts degree in Jewish Education from the Davidson School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Rhonda has been a Jewish Educator for 25 years and has brought her love of Jewish learning to numerous Jewish agencies including Hadassah, The Board of Jewish Education of New York, Ramah Camps, and the Melton School. She runs a womens' seder annually and Jewish holiday workshops.

Assistant

Marsha Schreier Administrator, Center for Jewish Life


Sponsoring Agency

JCC Metro West

JCC of MetroWest New Jersey
760 Northfield Ave.
West Orange, NJ
jccmetrowest.org
@JCCMetroWest


Contact Details

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jccmetrowest.org/jewish-life/melton-school

REGISTRATION

 

Foundations of Jewish Family Living

When: Sundays, 9:00 – 10:30 am, beginning September 22, 2019 1Xmonth for 10 months

Location: Temple Har Shalom, 104 Mt Horeb Road, Warren

Faculty: Rabbi Randi Musnitsky

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When: Sundays, 9:45 – 11:15 am, beginning October 6, 2019 1Xmonth for 10 months

Location: Temple B’nai Or, 60 Overlook Road, Morristown

Faculty: Rabbi Satz, Cantor Galit D Cohen, David Iskovitz

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When: Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm, beginning September 24, 2019 1Xmonth for 10 months

Location: Temple Beth Shalom, 193 E Mt Pleasant Ave, Livingston

Faculty: Randi Cohen, Leah Beker

Core 1: Purposes of Jewish Living & Rhythms of Jewish Living

When: Wednesdays 7:00-9:00 pm, beginning November 6, 2019, weekly for 25 weeks

Location: JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave, West Orange

Faculty: Rhonda Lillianthal, Robert Lichtman

Core 2: Ethics of Jewish Living & Crossroads of Jewish History
When: Sundays, 9:45 – 11:45 am, beginning September 22, 2019 1Xweek for 13 weeks

Location: Congregation Adath Shalom, 841 Mountain Way, Morris Plains

Faculty: Rabbi Moshe Rudin, Treasure Cohen
Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society
When: Sundays 10:00 – 11:00 am, beginning October 27, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Congregation B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange

Faculty: Rabbi Robert Tobin
From Sinai to Seinfeld: Jews and Their Jokes
When: Sundays 11:15 am – 12:15 pm, beginning October 27, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Congregation B’nai Shalom, 300 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange

Faculty: Rabbi Richard Fagan
Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

When: Wednesdays 11:45 am – 12:45 pm, beginning October 23, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad Street, Bloomfield

Faculty: Rabbi Marc Katz

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When: Thursdays 11:15 am – 12:15 pm, beginning November 14, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Temple B’nai Jeshurun, 1025 South Orange Ave, Short Hills

Faculty: Cantor H. Stahl

Bereshit (Genesis) II: The Story of the First Jewish Family
When: Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 am, beginning October 23, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad Street, Bloomfield

Faculty: Rabbi Michael Jay
Shemot (Exodus) I: From Slavery to Sinai
with Shemot (Exodus) II: Revelation and Revolution
When: Thursdays 10:00 – 11:00 am, beginning November 14, 2019, 1 hour/week for 25 weeks

Location: Temple B’nai Jeshurun, 1025 South Orange Ave, Short Hills

Faculty: Rabbi Matthew Gewirtz
Social Justice: The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice

When: Tuesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am, beginning October 29, 2019, 90 minutes/week for 13 weeks

Location: Birnbaum JCC, 775 Talamini Road, Bridgewater

Faculty: Rabbi Richard Fagan

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Thursdays 9:30 – 11:00 am, beginning September 12, 2019, 90 minutes/week for 13 weeks

Location: Congregation Adath Shalom, 841 Mountain Way, Morris Plains

Faculty: Rabbi Moshe Rudin

Jews in America: Insiders and Outsiders
When: Wednesdays 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, beginning September 11, 2019, 90 minutes/week for 12 weeks

Location: Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, 432 Scotland Road, South Orange

Faculty: Rabbi Daniel Cohen

 

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