Grab a Cup of Coffee and Learn Online
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.
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’s International Director
Three Mondays: March 23, 30; April 6, 2020
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
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
Jewish Medical Ethics:
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.
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