Jewish Living and Learning

Melton LearnersThe Bobbi and Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living and Learning brings together arts & culture and Jewish learning programs with the hope that you may be touched by meaningful Jewish experiences and enrich your heart and mind as two parts of a complete Jewish journey.

Special Events 

Throughout the year we offer cultural and educational events for all ages, including Hanukkah, Winter Break and Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations, Explore Yom Kippur - An Afternoon of Adult Learning and more. 

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Mini-Courses & Lecture Series

Whether you're beginning to explore Judaism or want to deepen your knowledge, choose from an array of Jewish learning classes and lectures featuring engaging presenters. Programs include our Scholar Series, Rice Lecture Series and more. 


Melton & More: Adult Jewish Learning at the J

Rich, in-depth Jewish studies courses designed by The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning as well as local Houston faculty. 

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Jewish Parenting

Mishpacha & Me
Jewish Experiences for Young Children & Families
Celebrate Judaism with us through creative family activities all over town. This program is specifically designed for Jewish families with children ages 0-6. 

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Magnify your family Shabbat experience! This program brings families with children in grades K-5 together for a meaningful and fun-filled Shabbat afternoon. 

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Connect with Israel

Our Israeli Shaliach works to expand education, understanding and engagement with Israel throughout the Houston Jewish and greater community.  

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Ethical Foods Co-Op

Take part in our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and our Meat Buying Club. 

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Meet the Bobbi and Vic Samuels Center for Jewish Living & Learning staff. 

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