Jewish people are often known as "the people of the Book," because Judaism places a premium priority on education of all forms and emphasizes life-long learning at every age and stage of life.  The quest for spirituality, meaning, direction, and purpose in one’s life has led many Jewish adults to Jewish learning.  At the Lorraine and Jack N. Friedman Commission for Jewish Education, we know that adult education has its own language, approaches, theories, practices, and issues that are different than those of the education of children, no matter what type of adult learning orientation you may have.


Whether you are basically a non-learner, a practical or performance learner, a self-help learner, or a Torah Lishma—‘‘learner for its own sake’ learner, you will find enriching experiences at Friedman CJE’s Florence Melton School for  Adult Jewish Learning.