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Melton Schools: Offering Quality Adult Jewish Education Worldwide

INFORMATION
Directors

Rabbi Laila Haas, Director of Adult Learning and Growth
Rabbi Laila HaasRabbi Haas was born and raised in Miami Beach and grew up as an active member of the Jewish community. She attended The University of Miami and received her Bachelor of Arts as a Judaic Studies major. She earned her Rabbinical Ordination and Masters of Hebrew Letters from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and a Masters of Education Administration from Xavier University. From 2011-2018, Rabbi Haas served as Associate Rabbi and Director of Education at Temple Emanu-El in Birmingham, Alabama. In Spring 2019, she joined Miami's Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) as Director of Adult Learning and Growth. As a rabbi and educator, she finds joy as people experience awe when Torah awakens their spirit and ignites their quest to learn, study and engage more deeply with the richness of our tradition.

Carla Spector, Director of Administration
Carla SpectorCarla Spector is Director of Administration for the Department of Adult Learning at the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education, serving as the Director of Administration for Miami's Melton School since 2011.


Sponsoring Agency

Miami CAJE
Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education
4200 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33137
caje-miami.org
@cajemiami


Advisory Board

Becky Herrup, Board Chair


Contact Details

+1-305-576-4030 x128
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
caje-miami.org/adults
@florence.melton.7

REGISTRATION

Ethics of Jewish Living

When: Sundays, 10:30-11:30 am, beginning Oct. 13, 2019, for 23 sessions (through May 17, 2020)

Location: Temple Judea, 5500 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Judith Siegal / Rabbi Jonathan Fisch / Dr. Lenore Kipper

Ethics of Jewish Living (Online)

When: Mondays, 1:00-2:00pm, dates TBA

Location: Online

Faculty: Rabbi Leah Richman

Rhythms of Jewish Living & Purposes of Jewish Living

When: Wednesdays, 9:30-11:45am, beginning Sept. 18, 2019, for 25 sessions (thru May 20, 2020)

Location: Temple Sinai, 18801 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Ed Farber / Rabbi Alan Litwak

Purposes of Jewish Living

When: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm, beginning Oct. 29, 2019, for 9 sessions (thru Jan. 14, 2020)

Location: Temple Beth Sholom, 4144 Chase Avenue, Miami Beach, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Laila Haas

Purposes of Jewish Living (in Spanish)

When: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am, beginning Oct. 30, 2019, for 11 sessions (thru Jan. 29, 2020)

Location: Temple Sinai, 18801 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Hector Epelbaum

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

When: Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm, beginning Oct. 29, 2019, for 10 sessions (thru Jan. 21, 2020)

Location: Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW Third Avenue, Miami, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Adam Gindea

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When: Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30am, beginning Oct. 30, 2019, for 11 sessions (thru Jan. 29, 2020)

Location: Temple Sinai, 18801 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Lilienthal

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When: Fridays, 9:00-10:00am, beginning Nov. 1, 2019, for 10 sessions (thru Apr. 3, 2020)

Location: Temple Beth Am, 5950 N. Kendall Drive, Pinecrest, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Jeremy Barras

Bereshit (Genesis) II – Story of the First Jewish Family

When: Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pm, beginning Oct. 30, 2019, for 10 sessions (thru Jan. 29, 2020)

Location: Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 NE 30 Avenue, Aventura, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Dr. Leon Weissberg

Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion

When: Wednesdays, 12:00-1:30pm, beginning Oct. 30, 2019, for 11 sessions (thru Jan. 29, 2020)

Location: Temple Sinai, 18801 NE 22nd Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL

Faculty: Dr. Sandra Lilienthal

Social Justice: The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice

When: Thursdays, 10:00-11:30am, beginning Oct. 31, 2019 for 10 sessions (thru Feb. 6, 2020)

Location: Island Club (Williams Island), 5300 Island Blvd, Aventura, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin

Jewish Mysticism: Tracing the History of Kabbalah

When: Thursdays, 7:30-9:00pm, beginning Oct. 31,2019, for 11 sessions (thru Jan. 30, 2020)

Location: Bet Shira Congregation, 7500 SW 120 Street, Pinecrest, FL

Faculty: Rabbi Haskell Bernat

 

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