The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Melton Centre for Jewish Education

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. Hebrew U is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world, and first among Israeli universities.

All Melton Centre activities are emblematic of the Hebrew University’s aspiration to encourage excellence and foster premier programs.

The Melton Centre at Hebrew University

The Melton Centre at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a vibrant academic community, characterized by intellectual effervescence, a pluralistic approach and a strong commitment to the sustainability of Jewish culture and heritage through diverse forms of education.

As Israel’s first center for Jewish Education, the Melton Centre’s mission is to develop cutting edge research, educate future leaders, and nurture future generations of outstanding scholars and practitioners in all fields and forms of Jewish education.

The Melton Centre is an inclusive, diverse, and egalitarian academic body, where empirical and theoretical knowledge is developed and applied for the benefit of Jewish communities around the world. Through its educational activities, it is committed to encouraging strong contacts among diverse Jewish ideologies and religious streams, while supporting relations with other world civilizations.

The Melton Centre is a full participant in the international scientific and scholarly educational network. It measures itself by international standards and strives to be counted among the best research educational centers worldwide. The Melton Centre contributes its particular knowledge to the benefit of the Jewish people and other groups and societies concerned with the promotion and sustainability of their particular cultures.

The Melton Centre of Jewish Education
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, ISRAEL 91905
Phone: +972-2-5882033
Fax: +972-2-532-2211
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