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May 1, 2013

A Melton Teacher Reflects on “Learning Loud”

A gifted educator in the Detroit Jewish community for almost 20 years, Ruth Weiss Bergman has taught in the Melton School, Midrasha College of Jewish Studies, Hillel Day School, Frankel Jewish Academy and Women's Day of Learning.
 Mother of four daughters, Ruth lives in Farmington Hills with her husband, Rabbi Aaron Bergman, of Adat Shalom Synagogue. For me, the best part of teaching adults is always the discussion. No matter what the subject—ethics, history, Talmud—we always study together and teach one another.

2013 Melton Award
May 1, 2013

Quest for the Best

Who are the Chosen People? What is kosher? What is the meaning of a Bar Mitzvah? Why pray? Answers found at the Melton School.

Letters from Israel
March 1, 2013

Letters from Israel

Encouraging "letter-perfect" Hebrew at Hillel, Rivka Schuchman encourages a 6th grade pen pal exchange.

Witness Theater
March 1, 2013

We Are Here: Witness Theater

A one-time performance, conceived in a workshop where Holocaust survivors and teens share their stories.

Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month
February 1, 2013

Breaking Barriers, Opening Doors

"Opening the Doors" for her students, Edna Sable is a special needs educator at Congregation Shaarey Zedek.

February 1, 2013

Building Wayne State University

Did you know that 16 buildings on the WSU campus bear the name of Jewish philanthropists? How many can you name?

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