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Adult Education

Adult Education is an important part of Temple life. Programming includes both one-of-a-kind events and on-going learning opportunities such as the following:

Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Take your seat at the table and join the great Jewish conversation. Are you looking for a profound understanding of what it means to be Jewish?

The Melton School sets a high standard for interactive, text-based Jewish learning. Temple Shalom is entering its third year of offering these inspiring classes for learners of all knowledge levels and backgrounds. Registration is now open.

Please visit for more information and to register for classes.

Melton Class Year 1 - 10:00am
December 5th, 12th, 19th
January 9th, 16th, 23rd 30th
February 6th, 13th, 20th 27th
March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
Melton Elective Class - 2:00pm
Beyond Borders
December 3rd, 10th, 17th
January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
Melton Class Year 3 - 10:00am
Prerequisite: Melton Class Year 2
December 3rd, 10th, 17th
January 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

Click here to RSVP online.


Israel Book and Discussion Club

The Adult Education Committee is pleased to offer an Israel Book and Discussion club. Open to all Temple Shalom members, the Club will mee monthly in the Perman Library to discuss a selected fiction or nonfiction book about Israel, and to relate what we learn from it to more current events regarding Israel.

If you have any questions, please contact Michael Rubner at or (239) 594-9793.

Torah Talk

A lay-led discussion of the weekly Torah portion. Torah Talk takes place on the first Saturday of every month in the Board room.

8:15am – coffee, juice and bagels
8:30am – discussion

All are welcome!


The Rabbi James and Jane Perman Library at Temple Shalom

Right here at Temple Shalom you will find the only comprehensive Judaica library in Collier County. Come on in, have a cup of coffee and peruse the shelves. We’re also looking for a volunteer or two to help with reshelving books and cataloging new ones. Let us know if you can help out. Contact Ana Maria Tamargo, Membership Engagement Coordinator at 239-455-3030


Did you know…? is a great resource for information on the Jewish holidays, social justice, Jewish life and practice as well as Israel and learning opportunities. Parents can find age appropriate resources for children such as Shaboom! videos which teach children about Jewish values like visiting the sick, tzedakah and asking forgiveness. There are recipes for the holidays, links to Jewish music, information on lifecycle events and rituals and more.

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