Grab a Cup of Coffee and Learn Online with Melton ALL WEEK LONG! Melton is pleased to offer, at no cost, a selection of sessions from our extensive course library ONLINE to learners around the world via Zoom.
MONDAYS Freedom is a State of Mind: Passover 2020 Revisit the story of the Exodus from Egypt, considering its implications for our lives this year. The final lesson will offer a review of the Passover seder accompanied by some tips for current, relevant table discussions. with Rabbi Dr. Morey Schwartz, Melton International Director Three Mondays: March 23, 30; April 6, 2020 9 AM PDT/ 11 AM CDT/ Noon EDT/ 6 PM SAS
From Sinai to Seinfeld: Jews and Their Jokes Right now, many of us could use a good laugh! Treating Jewish jokes as text, this course invites learners to analyze and interpret the evolving concerns, styles, rhythms, preoccupations, and values of the Jewish people that lie buried deep in words that make us laugh and bond us as a people. with Cantor Mark Childs, Santa Barbara Four Tuesdays: March 24, 31; April 21, 28, 2020 5 PM PDTÂ /Â 7 PM CDTÂ /Â 8 PM EDT (Wednesday at 11 AM AEDT, and 10 AM AEST after April 5th time change)
WEDNESDAYS Leviticus (Vayikra): A Call To Holiness As our Torah reading cycle approaches the book of Leviticus, join us for a textual study of selected passages. This course uncovers the depth and wisdom of the third book of the Torah and reveals its enduring messages that touch our lives to this very day. with Judy Snowbell Diamond, Course Author & Melton Coordinator of Educational Projects Four Wednesdays: March 25; April 1, 22, 29, 2020 9 AM PDT/ 11 AM CDT/ Noon EDT/ 6 PM SAST
THURSDAYS Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion While contemporary medical knowledge preserves life, modern advances have raised moral and ethical dilemmas related to the sanctity and dignity of life – issues whose scope was unimaginable a generation ago. This course will explore the many Jewish approaches to a variety of 21st century ethical issues. with Dr. Sandra Lilienthal, Melton Master Teacher in Miami and Boca Raton Four Thursdays: March 26; APRIL 2, 23, 30, 2020 Noon PDT / 2 PM CDT / 3 PM EDT (Friday at 6 AM AEDT, and 5 AM AEST after April 5th time change) Courses are being offered at no charge, although donations will be gratefully accepted. In place of books, registered learners will receive lessons electronically. 520 8th Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Tel: 1-847-714-9843 meltonschool.org