UJA Pop-Up LearningMelton Neighborhood Pop-Up Learning promotes immersive pluralistic Jewish learning to new community audiences of adults in Long Island and Brooklyn. We introduce Melton learning through two introductory 4-session courses, Modern Living: Maintaining Balance and We are What We Remember.

Thank you to the UJA of New York for generously funding this program.

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Modern Living: Maintaining Balance

This 4-session course of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning explores a selection of classic and modern Jewish texts that relate to this contemporary challenge. Participants will discover Jewish wisdom that helps us balance between the needs and demands of family, work, community and self.

Table of Contents:

  • Lesson 1 - Focus on Family
  • Lesson 2 - Focus on Work and Community
  • Lesson 3 - Focus on Self
  • Lesson 4 - Finding the Balance

We Are What We Remember: The Ever-Evolving Transmission of Jewish History

This 4-session course of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning explores the impact of collective memory on our ongoing historical development and our understanding of Judaism today. Participants will encounter in a number of different ways one of the most powerful keys to Jewish survival: the enduring determination to never forget.

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1 - Never Forget: Exploring Our Collective Jewish Memory
  • Lesson 2 - Sepharad: Voices of Recollection
  • Lesson 3 - Poland: What to Remember, What to Forget
  • Lesson 4 - Israel: National Memory Evolving

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