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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh



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Jan Barkley
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Foundation Programs Coordinator
412-697-6656



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  Melton Pittsburgh 2019-20  
Hosted By: The Florence Melton School and the Jewish Community Foundation



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The Core 1 for Young Adults tuition has been reduced from $500 to $180 due to a generous grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh.  

Rhythms of Jewish Living 



Central ideas and texts which inform our daily, weekly and annual rituals as well as life cycle observances.





Purposes of Jewish Living 



Essential Jewish theological concepts and ideas as they unfold in the Bible, the Talmud and other sacred texts. 





Day:  Mondays beginning on September 16, 2019 - May 18, 2020 (No class:  9/30, 10/14, 10/21, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 1/6, 3/9, 4/13, 3/20, and 4/27)

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm 

Faculty:  Rabbi Dr. Daniel Schiff and Rabbi Mark Goodman

Location:  Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 2000 Technology Road, Pittsburgh, PA

Please select the course below:
 

     Core 1 for Young Adults (includes materials) @ $180.00
$0.00

Thanks to the generosity of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh, the tuition cost has been reduced from $500 to $300.  Participants are responsible for the cost of materials.  



Year 2 Ethics of Jewish Living  



Ethical issues such as justice, life and death, sexuality and  community, with case studies from Talmudic, rabbinic and contemporary literature.




Year 2 Crossroads of Jewish History
 


Dramatic developments, experiences and issues from  different periods in Jewish history as reflected in historical texts.




Day: Wednesdays beginning on September 11, 2019 - May 20, 2020 (No class: 10/9, 11/27, 12/18, 12/25, 1/1, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15 and 4/22) 

Time:  9:30 am - 11:45 am 

Faculty:  Rabbi Dr. Daniel Schiff and Danielle Kranjec

Location: Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA

Select the course below: 

     Crossroads/Ethics of Jewish Living and History @ $300.00
$0.00

Each student must purchase his or her own student reader.  Please select below:  

     Printed Crossroads and Ethics Readers @ $60.00
$0.00
     Ebooks for Crossroads and Ethics @ $40.00
$0.00
     Bundle: Ebooks and Printed Crossroads and Ethics @ $80.00
$0.00

Thanks to the generosity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the tuition cost has been reduced from $250 to $190.  Participants are responsible for the cost of materials.  

This course is co-sponsored by Temple Sinai


Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion
  
This course is a brand new Melton 10-session course, created in 2019 authored by Rabbi Eliott N. Dorff.  Taught by Foundation Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff, this cutting edge course looks at a range of novel medical ethics issues through the lens of Judaism.  Twenty-first century ethical challenges such as Posthumous Sperm Retrieval, Pain Management, and Genetic Identity, form the core of the conversation.  No medical knowledge or prior familiarity with Jewish texts is expected.  Be among the first in the world to gain contemporary insights from this significant material.    

Day:  Thursdays beginning on September 26, 2019 (Class dates:  9/12, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 1/30, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5 and 3/12)

Time:  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Faculty:  Rabbi Danny Schiff

Location:  Temple Sinai, 5505 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Select the course below:  

     Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion @ $190.00
$0.00

Each student must purchase his or her own student reader (there is no ebook option yet available for this course).  Please select below:  

     Printed Jewish Med. Ethics Reader @ $45.00
$0.00

BECOME A MELTON ALUMNI AMBASSADOR AND INSPIRE JEWISH LEARNING AROUND THE GLOBE! 

The Florence Melton School sets the standard for high-quality, text-based, interactive Jewish study by offering world-class curriculum that informs and inspires students from all knowledge levels and backgrounds.  

As you commit to your learning this year, please consider supporting and strengthening Melton by becoming an Alumni Ambassador.  Alumni Ambassador dues are shared 50-50 with your local Melton School.  


     Alumni Ambassadors (Chai) Lifetime Couple @ $720.00
$0.00
     Alumni Ambassadors (Chai) Lifetime Individual @ $360.00
$0.00
     Alumni Ambassadors Couple @ $72.00
$0.00
     Alumni Ambassadors Individual @ $36.00
$0.00
 

All Alumni Ambassadors are acknowledged on the Melton website.  All Lifetime Alumni Ambassadors receive early bird registration to Melton's annual Kallah/study retreat and new travel seminars.  

Donations of all levels are welcome.  Visit www.meltonschool.org for more information on giving opportunities. 


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1. Shipping is included in the cost of the Student Reader.  Your Student Reader will be shipped directly to your Melton School and will be available on the first day of class if you register more than a week prior to the class start date.  Registrants within one week of the class start date will receive their Student Readers by the second class.  

2. If you are ordering an Ebook, please provide the email address where you would like the link to be sent in the Primary Contact Information section below.  Links will be sent by the first day of class.  There is no shipping charge for Ebook regardless of the date ordered.  
Ebooks are electronic versions of the Student Reader that work with Adobe Digital Editions reader application for PC and Mac, Nook, iPad and Kindle Fire, but are not compatible with the basic Kindle.  

3. If you are ordering a Bundle, paragraph one above applies to the shipping of the paper Student Reader portion of the order and paragraph two above applies to the shipping of the Ebook portion of the order.  



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