The Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning would like to welcome you to discover unique learning opportunities!

2017-18 Year 1 CORE classes are now forming:

-Tuesday mornings, Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas      

-Thursday mornings, Temple Judea, Tarzana

 New Year 1 class locations change yearly. Year 2 classes will always continue at the same time and location as your Year 1 class.

Morning classes are from 9:30am-noon; Evening classes are from 7:00-9:30pm.

Each week you have two teachers, one for Rhythms of Jewish Living and another for Purposes of Jewish Living.

You receive two Melton books on your first day of class; Rhythms of Jewish Living and Purposes of Jewish Living. Additional materials include a JPS or other Tanakh. 

Reserve your seat today! Register online now or contact Pamela Rooks, Director at for more information or to register by check.


2017-2018 Class Schedule

Melton Core Classes (year 2-continuing): Ethics of Jewish Living and Crossroads in Jewish History

Tuesday evenings | 7:00-9:30 pm | Temple Aliyah, Woodland Hills

Thursday evenings  |   7:00-9:30 pm  |  Valley Beth Shalom, Encino


Melton Core Classes (year 1-new): Rhythms and Purposes of Jewish Living

Tuesday mornings |  9:30 a.m. - noon |  Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas

Thursday mornings  |  9:30 a.m. - noon | Temple Judea, Tarzana


The Melton School offers a Foundations of Jewish Family Living course for parents and grandparents of young families. Please let us know your interest by calling 818-854-7685 or emailing                   


Graduate Scholars Spring Course Registration for April-June 2018 now open.


Graduate Courses Spring Session April-June 2018  

Eight Days of Creation (10 weeks) | April 10- June 12 | Revital Somekh-Goldreich | Tuesday mornings  | 9:30-11:30am | Shomrei Torah Synagogue, West Hills

Vayikra: A Call to Holiness (10 weeks) | April 10- June 12 | Rabbi Lisa Bock | Tuesday mornings | 9:30-11:30am | Congregation Or Ami, Calabasas

The Star and the Crescent (10 weeks) | April 11- June 13| Micah Glass-Siegel | Wednesday mornings | 10:30am-12:30pm | Valley Beth Shalom, Encino

Eight Days of Creation (10 weeks) | April 11- June 13 | Revital Somekh-Goldreich | Wednesday mornings | 9:30-11:30am | Temple Etz Chaim, Thousand Oaks

The Star and the Crescent (10 weeks)  | April 11- June 13| Benzy Kogen | Wednesday mornings | 9:30-11:30am |  Temple Adat Elohim, Thousand Oaks

Vayikra: A Call to Holiness (10 weeks) | April 12- June 14 | Rabbi Dalia Samansky | Thursday mornings | 10:15am-12:15pm | Valley Beth Shalom, Encino                 

Eight Days of Creation  (10 weeks) | April 12- June 14  | Revital Somekh-Goldreich | Thursday evenings | 7:00-9:00pm | Shomrei Torah Synagogue, West Hills