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Melton Schools: Offering Quality Adult Jewish Education Worldwide


Sara Kahn ShapiroSara Kahn Shapiro has inspired love of Jewish learning among Hebrew School youth and people of all ages in several Jewish communities. She has directed programs and coordinated projects using multi-disciplinary and experiential approaches. As Director of the Florence Melton School in Sacramento, Sara's goals are to nurture individual spiritual growth through Jewish learning and to strengthen a unified Sacramento Jewish community. Sara earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Boston University and her Master of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences Education from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Advisory Board

Karen Brandt, Sheilah Dabb, Bruce Deutsch, Morgan Deutsch, Deborah Frost, Karen Goldstein, Margaret Kane, Jerry Schwarz, Rabbi Garth Silberstein, Maksim Smelchak, Ann Soloway, Rabbi Reuven Taff

Sponsoring Agency

Sacramento Congregation Beth Shalom

Congregation Beth Shalom
4746 El Camino Ave.
Carmichael, CA


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Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

Day: Mondays beginning on October 8, 2018

Time: 6:30 - 8:45 pm

Faculty: Dr. Sheree Meyer and Rabbi Garth Silberstein

Location: Knesset Israel Torah Center, 1165 Morse Ave., Sacramento, CA

Vayikra: A Call to Holiness

Day: Sundays beginning on October 7, 2018 for 10 weeks

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Faculty: Rabbi Ricki Lobel

Location: Mosaic Law Congregation, 2300 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento, CA

The Star and the Crescent: The Long Relationship of Judaism and Islam

Day: Thursdays beginning on January 10, 2018 for 10 weeks

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Faculty: Meg McClaskey, Ph.D

Location: Congregation Beth Shalom, 4746 El Camino Ave., Carmichael, CA

Bereshit (Genesis) Part I - From Adam to Abraham: The First 20 Generations

Class dates will be: 4/7 - 6/30

Dates: Sundays: 4/7 – 6/30: 10:30am – 12:00pm (except 2 Tuesdays: 5/14 & 6/18: 7:00 – 8:30pm)

Dates we will not have class: 4/21,5/12, 5/26, 6/9, 6/16.
**Dates will be Sundays except for 5/14 & 6/18 (Mothers & Fathers Days, which will be the following Tuesdays.)

Location: Mosaic Law Congregation 2300 Sierra Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95825

Faculty: Rabbi Ricki Lobel


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