The Jewish Federation of Rockland County offers a number of Jewish learning and engagement opportunities that will inform and inspire adults from all backgrounds. Programs are held in the Rockland Jewish Community Campus; upcoming opportunities are listed below and registration is open now!
The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is the largest pluralistic adult Jewish education network in the world. Rockland Federation offers the Melton Core Curriculum which is a comprehensive series of text-based lessons, studied over two years. The Melton School at Rockland Federation begins October 8; contact Roberta Seitzman, Director of Adult Education, for more information or to register: 845-362-4200 ext. 130. Register online
Midreshet Rockland courses begin October 7 and 8 and are held weekly for 12 or 15 weeks. Taught by popular local educators, classes include “Israel Through Street Signs” with Rabbi Daniel Pernick, “Incantations, Amulets and Magic” with Sharon Halper and more. Visit jewishrockland.org/adult-education to see class descriptions. Register online
The Global Day of Jewish Learning brings Jewish people together once a year to celebrate our shared Jewish texts through community-based learning. This year, Global Day will take place on November 15 and the theme is “Love: Devotion, Desire and Deception.” $15 includes two classes and brunch. Learn more/Register
Leadership Development Institute (LDI) is designed to identify and develop the skills and commitment of up-and-coming Jewish communal volunteers. The goal of LDI is to strengthen Rockland’s Jewish leadership base, resulting in a more active and vibrant community. LDI will begin its seventh year in November 2015; learn more at jewishrockland.org/LDI or call Lara Epstein, Director of Community Outreach & Engagement, at 845-362-4200, ext. 180.
Register for our programs on our website at jewishrockland.org or call 845-362-4200.