We welcome your participation in the Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning for Adults. Engage with interesting people; Discover a sophisticated, text-based approach to Jewish literacy; Explore the tradition, theology, and history of the Jewish people. Melton is designed for all levels of Jewish knowledge. Classes are stimulating and non-judgemental. The teaching is informal and inclusive.

Pamela Rooks, your local Melton Director, is happy to help with any questions you might have about the "Best of the Best" Adult Learning for the "Wondering" Jew.


Tuition for Year 1 and Year 2 Core Classes: $1200 each year, plus $65 for two course books $1265 each year. When students pay the subsidized tuition then our local consortium must fund-raise the additional $550 to cover the subsidy.                                                    

Subsidized tuition for Year 1 and Year 2 Core Classes: $850 plus $65 for two course books $915 each year or

For further assistance $650 plus $65 for two course books $715 each year ($13 per class or $26 each week). 

Payment plans at no-interest or additional charges are available.

A $165 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of enrollment if not paying in full.


Graduate courses fees may vary by class. 

If you are a synagogue member, many rabbi's are happy to help with tuition. Please contact your rabbi.

Melton does not have any scholarship funds available but we can help you with a payment plan that is comfortable for you. 

Full balances are due May 1.


The full cost of Melton tuition is $1265 per year for Core Classes. Many of our students cannot pay the full cost, therefore this fee is subsidized by generous students and alumni like you who wish make the program available to others.

Donations to Melton are used to directly engage more Jewish adults in non-denominational Torah and Text study. Your donation helps us reach unaffiliated and "wondering" Jews in our community and Jewish parents of young children. 

Please contact Pamela Rooks at 818-854-7685 or prooks@stsonline.org to make a donation.

Thank you.

Your 100% tax-deductible donation is very much valued and appreciated.