Melton Columbus 2020-21

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Hosted by the Florence Melton School and JewishColumbus 

You are about to embark on an exciting adventure as you join students from over 45 sites in North America, Australia, and South Africa that are currently part of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning network.  Dedicated to providing a solid foundation of adult Jewish education to serious, sophisticated students, the Florence Melton School has proven to be an experience that changes lives and shapes communities.  Throughout its history, the Florence Melton School has helped over 40,000 adults achieve Jewish literacy in a comfortable, pluralistic environment.  It has inspired them to become dedicated learners - to explore and to experience, to challenge and to define what Judaism means for themselves and their children.  We look forward to a wonderful year of Jewish learning! 


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Through the generosity of the JewishColumbus Foundation Jewish Education & Literacy Endowment, tuition for the courses has been reduced by $75 per student.  

Please note:  Applications for CME and CLE credit have been filed for each course below; we await final determination on these applications. 

Jewish Ethics for Legal Professionals

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

Day:  Tuesdays, beginning on October 13, 2020 for 10 weeks 

Time:  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm via Zoom 

Faculty: Linda Vlosky Zack, Esq. 

Select the course below: 

     Jewish Ethics for Legal Professionals @ $220.00

Jewish Medical Ethics: A 21st Century Discussion for Medical Professionals
Within the field of ethics, one of the most challenging frontiers is medical ethics. While contemporary medical knowledge preserves life, modern advances have raised moral and ethical issues related to the sanctity and dignity of life - issues whose scope was unimaginable a generation ago.  This course explores Jewish approaches to a number of challenging dilemmas including human cloning, surrogate motherhood, assisted suicide and genetic manipulation.  

Day:  Thursdays, beginning on October 15, 2020 for 10 weeks 

Time:  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm via Zoom 

Faculty: Rabbi Hillel Skolnik

Select the course below (there is no ebook available for this course; a printed reader will be sent to you upon registration): 

     Jewish Medical Ethics for Medical Professionals @ $220.00

A Coursebook comes with your tuition.  Please select the type preferred below.  If you choose a bundle with an ebook and a printed reader, there is an additional $25 fee:  

     Printed Ethics Reader
     Ebook of Ethics Coursebook
     Bundle: Ebook and Printed Ethics Reader @ $25.00


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


Shipping is included in the cost of the Student Reader.  Your Student Reader will be shipped directly to your home via media mail as soon as it is determined that the class has enough registrations to move forward.    

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Purchase/refund policy: The student will receive a full refund of fees paid if he or she withdraws prior to start of any Melton class, less a $25 administrative fee. Up to and including the second week of class, the student will receive a refund of 75% of fees paid less $25 per class taken prior to withdrawing. There will be no refund after the second class, although Melton may in its discretion offer a credit for future classes. Before Melton will process any refund, the student must return the Student Reader to the Melton office within two weeks of withdrawing from the class. If Melton determines that the Student Reader is in its original condition, the student will receive a refund for that Reader in addition to any refunded fees. The student is responsible for the shipping costs associated with returning a Student Reader, and should return it to the Florence Melton School, attn. Jody Hyman, 310 Happ Road, Suite 208, Northfield, IL 60093.'s Purchase/refund policy: Refunds and cancellations are provided only at the discretion of the organization hosting or sponsoring this event. issues credits only when directed to do so by the sponsoring organization. Contact the sponsoring organization for further details. provides Online Event Registration, Donations, Attendee Management and Event Publishing on behalf of the organization.

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