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Melton Schools: Offering Quality Adult Jewish Education Worldwide


Judy KarinDr. Judy Karin earned her AB in Physics from Mount Holyoke College, and her PhD in ultrafast optoelectronics at UC Santa Barbara. Judy was the High Holy Day Cantor at Santa Barbara Hillel for 28 years and served on the Board of SB Hillel for ten of those years. A member of Congregation B’nai B’rith and founding member of the Isla Vista Minyan, she’s been involved in Jewish education for adults, teens and children for over 20 years as a teacher, Hebrew and b’nei mitzvah tutor, education director, and workshop facilitator, and is thrilled to bring the Melton School curriculum to engage the Jewish adults in Santa Barbara.

Sponsoring Agency

Congregation B'nai B'rith Santa Barbara logo
Congregation B'nai Brith
1000 San Antonio Creek Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

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Year 1: Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

Day: Wednesdays beginning September 12, 2018

Time: 9:00-11:30 am

Faculty: Rabbi Steve Cohen and Rabbi Daniel Brenner

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Road, Santa Barbara, CA

Year 2: Ethics of Jewish Living & Crossroads of Jewish History

Day: Tuesdays beginning on October 2, 2018

Time: 6:30-9:00 pm

Faculty: Deborah Lewis and tbd

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd., Santa Barbara, CA

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

Day: Thursdays starting January 10 for 10 weeks; no class on 1/17, 2/21, 3/21

Time: 6:30-8:00 pm

Faculty: Dr. Adam benShea

Location: Congregation B'nai B'rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93111


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