About the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Gain a solid foundation in Jewish learning that you can incorporate into daily life by signing up for our Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning classes. The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is the largest pluralistic adult Jewish education network in the world. With 50 locations in North America, Great Britian, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and Hong Kong, the Melton School sets the standard for high-quality, text-based, interactive Jewish study. Founded by Florence Zacks Melton in 1980 with the vision of impacting the destiny of the Jewish people through transformative learning, the Melton School has more than 30,000 graduates worldwide. The hallmark of the Melton School is its world-class curriculum, which continues to inform and inspire adult learners from all knowledge levels and backgrounds.

Featuring a curriculum developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning will deepen your connection to Judaism and your friends and classmates.  You will also have a lot of fun along the way as you meet friends for coffee before class, have lunch after class to continue our engaging discussions.

Melton Highlights

  • Melton classes accommodate your real life. There are no grades, exams, outside reading, or homework.
  • Classes offered in a dozen locations in metro Atlanta.
  • Classes are taught by outstanding, expert faculty members who are widely recognized as the best adult educators in the community.
  • Learn Jewish history, law, language, practices, and ideas through study of primary sources and group discussion. 
  • New classes every year, allowing for  continuous and engaging Melton learning for years.


About the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning


The MJCCA’s Inclusion Program strives to provide the necessary accommodations and flexibility for youth who require additional support so they may access the transformative opportunities available at the MJCCA. Our Inclusion Team collaborates with parents, educators, and staff to determine if successful program placement is possible. These youth and their families are then supported by our Inclusion Team through program accommodations and may also receive individualized assistance. Click here for more information.