A Taste of Melton: Free Sample Classes August 12 and August 14

June 25, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education is holding Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning, “A Taste of Melton” informational sessions. Learn more about the program that has enriched the lives of over 1,000 Jewish people in Metropolitan Detroit.

Melton instructor Ruth Bergman will present “A Taste of Melton” sample lessons on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:45 p.m. at Max M. Fisher Federation Building, 6735 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills. Rabbi Michele Faudem will teach on Thursday, August 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the Jewish Community Center, D. Dan and Betty Kahn Building, 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield.

Melton Director, Judy Loebl, will be on hand to answer questions. There is no charge to attend “A Taste of Melton.”

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is an exciting approach to Jewish learning. Developed at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, adult learners from all backgrounds explore classic Jewish sources in an intellectually stimulating, non-denominational environment.

There are no tests or homework, Melton is learning for pleasure, not pressure. The two-year course meets weekly for 30 week per year with superb faculty who encourage group discussion and exploration of ideas.

New Melton Year 1 classes will be offered this fall on Tuesday evenings at the Max M. Fisher Federation Building, Bloomfield Hills, Thursday mornings at Jewish Community Center, Kahn Building, West Bloomfield and Thursday evenings at Temple Israel, West Bloomfield.

The Susan R. Robin Memorial Scholarship is available for students in need of financial assistance. Additional scholarships are available through the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and Detroit Friends of Melton. Payment plans are also available.

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit’s Alliance for Jewish Education and the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit.

Detroit Melton is the winner of the 2013 “Florence Melton Award” for excellence.

For further information on the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning or to RSVP for “A Taste of Melton” call 248-205-2557 Bronstein@jfmd.org or jewishdetroit.org/melton.

 

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