The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Fall 2016 Semester:

  • November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • December 6, 13, 20
  • January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Spring 2017 Semester:melton-school-logo

  • February 7, 14, 21, 28
  • March 7, 14, 21, 28
  • April 4, 25
  • May 2, 9, 16, 23
  • June 6, 31

Melton Graduate School

  • Tuesdays, 9:15 - 10:45am
  • Instructor: Rabbis Dan Selsberg, Richard Fagan

Beyond the Borders: The History of the Arab Israeli Conflict

This course provides students with a strong, text based historical overview from the late nineteenth century through today.  The complexity of the conflict forces students to grapple with issues of religion, culture, history, politics,economics, identity and survival.  Texts include primary sources such as newspaper articles, poetry, songs, government documents, speeches, photographs and memoirs.